A day of Poetry and Music
This brave act of defiance, with Caroline as part of the group, paved the way for discussions about access to contraception in the ROI and particularly highlighted the need to start exploratory discussions on the provision of contraception for Irish women living there.
What we seldom see in print, though, are those individuals stories from the Lambay-Rathcairn Gaeltacht experiment that point to another kind of success. Éamonn Ó Neachtain is one such person.
This is the story of an elderly lady who was afflicted with a very delicate conscience…
Nobody wanted to know convicts in early British settlement of Australia and now family historians are eager to find a connection to a convict in their family tree. How times have changed.
Yet fifty years later
Seán Ó Conaill could tell, word for word,
a story he’d heard, as a boy,
read from a journal.
Snippets from Irish Newspapers
This book by two Darwin-based journalists, is a comprehensive account of the mystery of Paddy Moriarty’s disappearance.
A graphic life of Ernie O’Malley and a an account of the divided loyalties after the signing of the Treaty…
More new Irish fiction reviewed by Frank O’Shea. Gay detectives, dying with dementia, campus life at Trinity, rape-crime and legal trickery.