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Interview with Áine Tyrrell, An Irish Troubadour

Interview with Áine Tyrrell, An Irish Troubadour

But, I love it. I love rolling into a town and I love meeting new people and spending time getting to see their community. It’s very different from flying in and flying out and the usual fast-paced tour life. In the last few years pre-COVID things had gotten so fast, the bus couldn’t keep up with my schedule, so I was flying a lot more and I missed the bus pace. Continue reading

Film Review: Herself

Film Review: Herself

By Shauna Stanley Herself is a new Irish film recently released in Australian cinemas on 1 July. Herself follows young mother Sandra (Clare Dunne) as she flees domestic violence and circumnavigates the Irish public housing system with the aim of building a safe home for her and her two daughters. Herself is certainly a departure … Continue reading

Networks of Solidarity

Networks of Solidarity

The Networks of Solidarity series aims to strengthen transnational networks of solidarity and deepen awareness of place-based struggles that reverberate from Dublin 8 to Gadigal Country (Sydney, Australia) Continue reading

More Irish Film Festival Reviews

Two more film reviews from the Online Irish Film Festival (19-29 November). Three more will be reviewed in our January issue. Seamus Heaney and the Music of What Happens Reviewed by Shauna Stanley Everyone remembers the first time they read a Seamus Heaney poem. I was aged 10, sitting in a prefab in 4th class, … Continue reading