13 - A Mother

Season 1 | Episode 13
50m | Mar 19, 2023

Episode Thirteen - A Mother gives us Dubliners' third female protagonist in Mrs. Kearney. Caught up in the national cultural movements of the time, she helps organize a concert in which her daughter will sing. When things don't go her way, we see tensions rise between her and "the committee", each claiming the other is in the wrong. Whose side are you on?


Read the story Online:

A Mother

Intro Music:

Galway Session

Critical Essays referenced:

"O, She's a Nice Lady!": A Rereading of "A Mother"

Robert Emmet’s Rising of 1803 and the Bold Mrs. Kearney

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