A Feature by R. E. Glass Several Tinteán readers and others in the Irish community have expressed the need for a ‘plain language’ explanation of President Michael D Higgins’ comments about economic theory in his speech after being conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws at Melbourne University. Here goes! It is important to note …
Janet Moran’s performance exuded the confidence of a woman secure in her bodily attractiveness and willing to surrender to her drives, while David Pearse’s Bloom was steady, sane, thoughtful, loveable,
It is a highly dramatic memorial which takes the form of a secular ‘stations of the cross’, with little way-points for remembering as persons those murdered.
With slow reading, we take our time: whatever time the members want to take with it. We read together, page by page (no preparations or homework needed), stopping whenever we want for discussion
And the state was insistent on keeping us safe from falling trees, powerlines, roofs hurtling through the air
This biography, written by one who is certainly no fawning acolyte of Adams, nevertheless adds to the understanding of one of the most important figures in peace in our time.
For those with a literary bent, with legal training, interested in censorship or with a James Joyce obsession, this book about the American trials in which Ulysses was alleged to be pornographic is an engaging and enlightening read.
Nature of Event: Book Launch by Simon Mamouney, First Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission Australian Embassy When: Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at 6.30pm Where: Roscrea Library, Tipperary Fr Michael Bergin SJ from Roscrea, Tipperary died on 12 October 1917, serving as a chaplain in the First World War. He holds the distinction of been the only member of …
Ten verbal snapshots of the Irish in Coburg over the last 180 years…
The strange phenomenon that was Joseph Mary Plunkett – invalid, bohemian, fey man of letters, theatrical spy, bookish military strategist, unrequited lover, very public lover, and ultimately executed revolutionary.