While his comrades John Devoy, John Boyle O’Reilly, and Michael Davitt achieved international renown over decades, Cody was so shadowy that historians lost track of him after the celebrated Catalpa rescue of 1876.
At the beginning of the Brexit negotiations, the president of the European Council, said that any proposals by the United Kingdom that would not receive a nod of approval from Dublin would be rejected in Brussels.
Sinéad O’Connor is the kind of street kid that the whole world, except America, wants to take in and put in the guest room, and feed up with porridge and potatoes ….
agus an ciúnas/a d’fhág an té a chuaigh
in airde fadó/ina dhiaidh
and the quietness left by the one who went up long ago
From the Papers, news items: Pandora and Taxes, Best places to live in Ireland, and Sinn Fein.
A new collection of short stories, some set in Australia, by Evelyn Conlon
The Irish Film Festival runs online from 3-12 September 2021. To book, go to https://irishfilmfestival.com.au/iff-2021-tickets Two reviews by Steve Carey Shane MacGowan: A Crock of Gold A Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, A Documentary Written and Directed by Julien Temple. 2020 This is the story of the songwriter and lead singer …
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.
The death of Rob Butler is a great loss for the Tinteán editors.
My name is Mary Kirwan, from Wexford, Ireland. Hello to my newly-found descendants in South Australia. I would never have guessed that tragedy in my daughter’s early married life would have resulted in my DNA ending up at the bottom of the world.