A sneak peek into Bloomsday rehearsals on Zoom under strict social distancing measures.
Eavan Boland wrote of the wounds carried in the Irish psyche through the death of its heroes.
Two contemporary fictions reviewed, one about the ever popular Bram Stoker, and the other about the challenges facing millennials.
Their schools were known for their tough discipline, but they deserve the country’s thanks.
Women writers in Australian in the first half of the twentieth century were flying blind in the face of a culture that didn’t really expect them to be successful as writers
A book about an Irish hermit and priest who spent 47 years in the West Australian desert and opened cross-cultural religious dialogue with indigenous Australians.
Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile (Heat Haze and other stories) Book Review by Dymphna Lonergan Colin Ryan Ceo Bruithne agus scéalta eile. Cló Iar-Chonnacht 2019. 100 pp. ISBN: 978 1 7844 203 3 RRP: €10 A heat haze, according to Wikipedia, is ‘a shimmering of the air near the ground that distorts distant views’. ‘Ceo Bruithne’ is …
Jaki McCarrick talks about the writing, at ‘white heat’, of her play, ‘Belfast Girls’.
Josephine Plunkett, a ‘dangerous’ rebel? How did the Commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan Police get it so wrong? What else did he miss?
The persistence of omissions and misrepresentations of Irish dance and dancers in public media forums also requires attention.