While his comrades John Devoy, John Boyle O’Reilly, and Michael Davitt achieved international renown over decades, Cody was so shadowy that historians lost track of him after the celebrated Catalpa rescue of 1876.
At the beginning of the Brexit negotiations, the president of the European Council, said that any proposals by the United Kingdom that would not receive a nod of approval from Dublin would be rejected in Brussels.
For those Scottish Pattons who arrived in NI at the Plantation and remained loyal, life could be rewarding. Yet many loyalists ran afoul of monarchs who wished to assert the supremacy of their Church of Ireland
Sinéad O’Connor is the kind of street kid that the whole world, except America, wants to take in and put in the guest room, and feed up with porridge and potatoes ….
The branches were bending in the wind. Branches. An Craoibhín Aoibhinn. That was the pen name of the writer Douglas Hyde…
agus an ciúnas/a d’fhág an té a chuaigh
in airde fadó/ina dhiaidh
and the quietness left by the one who went up long ago
From the Papers, news items: Pandora and Taxes, Best places to live in Ireland, and Sinn Fein.
A new collection of short stories, some set in Australia, by Evelyn Conlon
The sense of life’s possibilities that this family history suggests is intoxicating.
Four new new Irish works, reviewed by Frank O’Shea.