Austere minimalist staging that is also aesthetically pleasing and inventive.
How does a priest’s letter home in 1918 become the object of Australian military intelligence?
Higgin’s pro-abortion stance may have lost him voters, but the Irish President has never shied away from speaking out on controversial issues, even if it made him unpopular.
In Ireland but also in Australia, the Gaelic League and the Catholic Church initially discouraged dancing in any form…
(Ghost) Henry Fenton worked as a storekeeper for many years and built the White Flag pub which I ran for the rest of my life without even one breach of the licensing law.
The star of Runaway Priest was Felix Meagher’s original music which in part accounted the upbeat quality of its treatment of the difficult topic of child abuse.
The IRA say sorry? Interviewed on a British radio program, leader of Sinn Fein Mary Lou McDonald said she was ‘sorry’ for the death of Louis Mountbatten and the three others who were killed by the IRA in a boat off the coast of Sligo in 1979. Whether this constituted an ‘apology’ is not clear, …
Today, on our morning swim together.
I watch her dive, hair streaming,
at home among the waves…
You won’t find these in the bush.
Thistles, nettles, tumbleweed,
three-cornered jacks, horehound,
Three new Irish non-fiction works reviewed by Frank O’Shea
‘Voyage, a new Australian Musical about Irish Migrant Girls, is an alternative story of ‘Mateship’ and resilience.