Posts Tagged ‘Rocky Road to Dublin’

In Memoriam: Peter Lennon

Posted by Richard Brody at The Front Row On Thursday, St. Patrick’s Day, I offered a tweet to remind readers (as I have in years past) of Peter Lennon’s great 1968 documentary “Rocky Road to Dublin,” about the narrow religious and political dogmas that Ireland imposed on its citizens and on some of the charming […]


Peter Lennon on “Rocky Road to Dublin”

In 1967 Peter Lennon argued in his celebrated documentary, “Rocky Road to Dublin”, that Ireland needed liberating from the Irish. Thirty seven years later, Ireland is ready to hear the message. By 1967 my Irish Republican aspiration for freedom from the English had transmogrified into a realisation that what my country really needed was freedom […]





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