The Irish History Show.
Episode 68: Bram Stoker and the Sligo Cholera Epidemic of 1832 (listen above).
Cathal Brennan writes:
Dr. Marion McGarry and Dr. Fiona Gallagher on to talk about Bram Stoker and the great cholera epidemic in Sligo in 1832.
Stoker’s mother Charlotte was from Sligo and lived through the outbreak in the town and wrote about her experience of it.
Marion and Fiona believe that it was these events, and Stoker’s interest in Irish folklore, that inspired Dracula….
Bram Stoker and the Sligo Cholera Epidemic (The Irish History Show)
On this day in 1897.
Bram Stoker‘s Dracula was published
Of things past writes:
Did you know the manuscript was first titled ‘The Un-Dead,’ and Count Dracula was originally Count Wampyr?
We did not.
Fang you very much.
All-Bram fanatic Moira Cardiff writes
My Draculoo. Because It’s not just about witches…
An exhibition of screenprints by
Damn Fine Print for the Glow In The Dark Screenprint Exhibition (part of the Bram Stoker Festival, which starts this Friday. To wit:
…music on the night from DJ Flip, Lex Woo and Willo Healy along with exclusive new artwork from Lauren O’ Neil, Aoife Dooley, Peter Donnelly, Donough O’Malley Niall McCormick, Digital Beast, Colin McGinley, Brian Gallagher and Neil Dunne. All lovingly hand-printed in sweet A2 designs on heavy-set 300gsm paper.
(Thanks Donough O’Malley)
He LED us.
Bram Stoker Festival addition to the Parnell Monument [on O’Connell Street, Dublin] last night.
(Thanks Conor Grogan)
Spaghetti Hoop sez:
“Bram Stoker Festival (gets better every year);”
Name those statues anyone?
Bram Stoker Festival
Bram Stoker Festival (Facebook)