Analysing the Results by Jeff Kildea Most of the reporting on the outcome of the elections in May for the 90-member Northern Ireland Assembly (NIA) has concentrated on Sinn Féin’s winning the highest number of seats and the highest proportion of first preference votes (FPVs). Some have called it ‘historical’ and have referred to a …
A brilliant multi-layered Irish orphan story.
t wasn’t so much that I went to school, but rather that school came to me. In every single waking moment of my life school surrounded me. I never could escape from it. I breathed school air. I heard school sounds. I saw school everywhere. I felt the school pumping in my blood. How could this be?
Three award-winning Irish films at this year’s Sydney Film Festival
Bloomsday events in Melbourne.
Different items that caught our attention
What did I expect from a movie that was originally written as a screen-play, cancelled three times, adapted for film, and filmed in seven days?
A moving and useful novel about historical practices that could disappear from collective memory and that need to be understood from the point of view of how they impacted generations of mothers and children.
One hundred years ago this month, Ireland found that it had to deal with former comrades fighting and killing each other.
Two new writers and one well established.