Nature of Event: Course: Join Joyce experts Bruce Beswick and Frances Devlin-Glass for a day with Sirens, one of the most pivotal and moving chapters of James Joyce’s Ulysses, in which Joyce experiments with musical form in narrative fiction. What does it add to our understanding of Bloom’s humiliation to have him listening to music while his rival …
the House of Commons voted a customs border between UK and NI. Meanwhile, goods can freely cross the border between NI and the Republic.
For some years, he was in dispute with his bishop and had to say Mass in his own house. A true peacemaker.
New rules for advertising of alcohol. The Rathkeale Rovers and the Gardai do Jerusalema.
By Albert Perris Growing up in Tallaght in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a frequent if irregular sight was that of the local hermit, recluse or ‘eccentric’ as he was variously referred to, walking down the length of Seskin View Road. He was a familiar sight known throughout Tallaght and district, and had been …
Growing up with Yeats, and making the pilgrimage to find him.
The poem begins with a recognition of the unbroken chain (slabhra) from the celtic Brigid to the abbess who built her own convent in Kildare, to a modern day Brigid taking care of her family, and through to the writer, the poet.
Recently he investigated a kind of mondegreen, but of a more sophisticated nature. Here are David’s musings on the macaronic song ‘Siúil a rúin’ and the ongoing puzzle of one of the line endings:
Can you make you make an online event work? Can you evoke some of the major emotions and experiences online, that you have experienced live?
Two new women writers and a story from early New York with an Irish background