Three new Irish novels.
Travellers have been acknowledged as a distinct ethnic group within the Irish population.
Snippets from the Irish newspapers.
Clive Probyn reads the Holyhead journal of 1727 as a turning point in his life.
The poem begins with a recognition of the unbroken chain (slabhra) from the celtic Brigid to the abbess who built her own convent in Kildare, to a modern day Brigid taking care of her family, and through to the writer, the poet.
Their literature, their games, their religion and certainly their language existed at a higher level than anything the locals had to offer.
A seminar on commemorations, which have played a pivotal role in Ireland as a way of re-evaluating the ideals and objectives of those who fought for an independent county.
Irish judges and politicians in colonial Australia have been credited with ‘undermining British Australia’ and ‘transforming English law’ in Australia and contributing to ‘Irish Supremacy’ down under. Strong words!
A Galway man, with Norman and Spanish blood, coursing and cursing through his veins, he could cant and gammer with horse traders
The artist Hossein Valamanesh always insisted the monument was not just about the Great Irish Famine but about all famine. For me, this is what makes it a great monument.