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From the Papers

From the Papers

Leprechaun Economics Writing in the New York Times Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman coined the phrase ‘Leprechaun economics’ for the way that the Irish tax system deals with multinationals. The Irish ambassador to the US, Daniel Mulhall objected to the expression, describing it as an ‘unacceptable slur.’ Tintean does not feel offended by the phrase, … Continue reading

Film Review: Herself

Film Review: Herself

By Shauna Stanley Herself is a new Irish film recently released in Australian cinemas on 1 July. Herself follows young mother Sandra (Clare Dunne) as she flees domestic violence and circumnavigates the Irish public housing system with the aim of building a safe home for her and her two daughters. Herself is certainly a departure … Continue reading

Balm for the Homesick

Pathways/Cosán This virtual exhibition by visual artist Bernie Joyce explores how the Connemara people and landscape inspired Patrick Pearse as a teacher, writer and leader. Pathways sends the viewer on a journey back in time to when the Celtic Revival was in full swing. This was a period when artists, poets and writers turned their … Continue reading

The Nation writers emigrate to Melbourne

The Nation writers emigrate to Melbourne

It is a remarkable fact that three writers associated with The Nation newspaper emigrated to Melbourne in the mid-1850s: Edward Hayes, Charles Gavan Duffy and Gerald Henry Supple. Professionally diverse, they shared a deep love of poetry and song. Continue reading