The Irish Film Festival runs online from 3-12 September 2021. To book, go to https://irishfilmfestival.com.au/iff-2021-tickets Two reviews by Steve Carey Shane MacGowan: A Crock of Gold A Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, A Documentary Written and Directed by Julien Temple. 2020 This is the story of the songwriter and lead singer …
But, I love it. I love rolling into a town and I love meeting new people and spending time getting to see their community. It’s very different from flying in and flying out and the usual fast-paced tour life. In the last few years pre-COVID things had gotten so fast, the bus couldn’t keep up with my schedule, so I was flying a lot more and I missed the bus pace.
The death of Rob Butler is a great loss for the Tinteán editors.
My name is Mary Kirwan, from Wexford, Ireland. Hello to my newly-found descendants in South Australia. I would never have guessed that tragedy in my daughter’s early married life would have resulted in my DNA ending up at the bottom of the world.
A Miscellany of Recommendations from a Sydney-Sider How are you coping with the latest lockdown? I confess to finding this one more difficult; my troubles are minor things really, such as waking during the night, feeling a bit down, not focussing on the book I’m reading, despairing about human weaknesses. Let me share a few …
I am regularly confronted, generally by ex-Catholics, who berate the Irish Christian Brothers as though the order has never made a worthwhile contribution to the formation of young men
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Book Reviews by Frank O’Shea THE MONK. By Paul Williams. Allen & Unwin 2020. 340 pp. $29.99 Some books leave you sad, others have you laughing. Here is a book that may leave you with a different response: anger and fury. Fury that the fabled saints and scholars metonym that was used to describe your …
The wind coursed through the trees –
an invisible ship,
its sails whiffling and hallooing,
its weightless heft juddering.
Around the seven minute mark you will hear the Irish language version read by Tomás de Bhaldraithe and Maelíosa Stafford in response to Mayor’s reading.