‘Take back across the waves Australia’s message, / And say our hearts are big’. Henry Lawson.
Book review by James King. EMMA DONOGHUE. The Pull of the Stars, 2020 256 pp. ISBN: 978 1 52904 6168 RRP: $32.99 Since the publication of this novel in July this year, at the height of our first wave of the Australian COVID-19 epidemic, there have been many reviews, mostly very flattering, including one written by Frank …
John Hume consistently articulated the view that the differences of race, religion or nationality which led to hatred and conflict are accidents of birth which should be respected and celebrated as the essence of humanity.
A Galway man, with Norman and Spanish blood, coursing and cursing through his veins, he could cant and gammer with horse traders
Snippets from the newsrooms.
In those times, in that place – it is never referred to as Stratford – the names Hamnet and Hamlet are interchangeable, each written or spoken to indicate the same person.
Two new OAM recipients with connection to Tintean
The Pope named her with Lincoln, Martin Luther King and Thomas Merton as four great Americans.
Short items from past four weeks.
Your partners are your long-time opponents, there’s a pandemic, there is noise on you backbench … and then there are the Greens. Who would want to be Taoiseach?