Romance in the air as love letters go on display
Published 08/02/2014 | 02:30
MORE than a hundred poignant love letters from around the world, including some dating back to the turn of the last century, are being exhibited as part of a special Valentine-themed exhibit.
Modern love letters were still being submitted for the exhibit late last week ahead of the opening of the 'Don't Break My Heart' show.
Irish playwright Ella Daley, who discovered a chocolate box full of love letters, dance cards and receipts dating back to 1908 at a Cork charity shop in 2002, will read from some of the 100 letters that formed the basis of a play she wrote last year.
Ms Daley, who performed the play 'Finding Sympathy' at last year's Dublin Fringe Festival, will reveal how she managed to trace the original owners when the exhibit opens on Tuesday.
It will run at the Centre for Creative Practices on Pembroke Street in Dublin until February 18.
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