Poems in Irish by Colin Ryan.
Much has been written about the decline of the Irish language in the last 400 years…In this short piece, I’ll argue that Irish English is also under threat.
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 …
By Dymphna Lonergan Thanks to the increased availability of digitally uploaded word lists and dictionaries, research into how far the Irish language has travelled globally has been made much easier. It is interesting that individual Irish language words have found new homes in Global English dialects. It is doubly interesting to see these words’ meanings extended …
I find myself on the road again, here in Australia, and speaking Irish daily once more.
Irish Language poems by Colin Ryan
Papers will range from Irish orphan stories, Mary Lee, women in the 1916 Rising and conscription, Irish nuns and identity, chain migration, women in World War 1, through to the 20th century ‘Troubles’ and abortion reform and neonatal deaths.
The Irish character in Australian literature is often introduced by a piece of dialogue that confirms the character’s origins.
Excerpts from an autobiographical piece by Michéal Ó Súileabháin
A Tribute to Fr Michael O’Sullivan.