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The Irish Exile, Part II

The Irish Exile, Part II

By Dymphna Lonergan Part I of this feature was published in Tinteán in April 2018 The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom. The first edition carried its manifesto: The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate will contain original and select Poetry,– … Continue reading

Poems from Colin Ryan

Gan rogha Bualadh chun bóthair, sin é an cleas a deirteá is tú ag cuimhneamh ar chonairí rúnda do dhúchais, ar an bhfásach thiar nach bhfaca tú riamh; anseo bhí na páistí ag súgradh ar shráidíní crochta faoi dhealbha mire, an gheargáil ag brúchtadh smúite: ach níl sé i ndán duit dúiseacht as an taibhreamh … Continue reading

Mystic and Revolutionary

Mystic and Revolutionary

The strange phenomenon that was Joseph Mary Plunkett – invalid, bohemian, fey man of letters, theatrical spy, bookish military strategist, unrequited lover, very public lover, and ultimately executed revolutionary. Continue reading