Holy Cow! Bloomsday in Melbourne’s 25th season celebrates women, fertility, the uses and abuses of tradition.
What was Irish about Brian Bourke? Of course, he had the name and the face, a map of Ireland.
Meleady makes very clear that he does not accept much of the previous scholarly and political consensus concerning Redmond’s alleged personal and political shortcomings.
While the setting and the craic is unmistakably Dublin, the literary tour embraces some Irish writers (Swift, Sterne, Goldsmith, Sheridan) but mostly lashes out at English classics – the revenge of a supremely gifted Irish writer on English letters.
The names of the contributors to ‘Signatories’ guarantee material of the highest quality.
How many writers are writing in Irish? The answer is surprising….
Thousands of commuters drive over the N4 that winds through the landscape of Contae Liatroma agus Sligeach* every day but I wonder how many take a moment to glimpse the foggy shores of Lough Arbhach and ponder the significance of the landscape.
John Banville names this book after a character who is probably unfamiliar to many…
Book Review by Frances Devlin-Glass David Park: Travelling in a Strange Land, Bloomsbury, London, 2018 ISBN: 9781408892787 RRP: £11.69 This is an extraordinary novella from a Northern Irish writer I was not aware of, but it makes me very curious to read more of his fiction. It’s a tale of a snow-locked father and son (with …