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Wonderful article in The Irish Echo about Professor Rhona Richman Kenneally's book, The Irish Home, Irish Writing and Domestic Space.

October 26, 2018

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Richman Kenneally told the Echo: “‘The Vibrant House’ is an exciting foray into selected Irish homes, which are explored as ‘vibrant’ spaces whose physical characteristics have a significant effect on the lived experience of the people who occupy them.

“The essays in the book,” she added, “were inspired by the idea that walls, doors, staircases, furniture, etc., are more than mere backdrops to the actions of everyday life: these material elements play key roles—much more than most of us realize—in how we as members of a household relate to each other in our daily environment, in our sense of security, indeed, in how we define and project our identity.”

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