Beside such extreme acts of violence, ordinary life was of course lived ordinarily, decently, by scores of citizens. The vast majority of people wanted no truck with the killing.
The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom.
… he tells a great story and knows how to keep his readers interested.
… So it is a book about division. But I think it is also one about integration …
Kuch has succeeded in opening Ulysses a little further, and, in giving us another option to consider in the fictional future of the Blooms, offered us another opportunity to read Joyce’s magnificent book once more anew.
The systematic provision of sewers in Dublin started around 1810. Watercourses and tributaries were incorporated into the sewerage system covering a complete network of approximately 1,300 miles…
… a site for community engagement across the Catholic-Protestant divide.
Gan rogha Bualadh chun bóthair, sin é an cleas a deirteá is tú ag cuimhneamh ar chonairí rúnda do dhúchais, ar an bhfásach thiar nach bhfaca tú riamh; anseo bhí na páistí ag súgradh ar shráidíní crochta faoi dhealbha mire, an gheargáil ag brúchtadh smúite: ach níl sé i ndán duit dúiseacht as an taibhreamh …
The Life and High Times of Oliver St John Gogarty – the Real Buck Mulligan
A poet’s tribute to her father, a two literary forebears ….