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In Review: Guinness Six Nations 2022

In Review: Guinness Six Nations 2022

Steve Carey reflects on a blockbuster tournament As the sun sets behind the East stand for the last time on Guinness Six Nations 2022, now might be a good time to retire to The Bridge 1859 and reflect over a sponsor’s pint. After two years of eerie silence, the crowds are back in full voice. … Continue reading

Gentle Stories of Loss and Longing

Gentle Stories of Loss and Longing

A language needs nurturing, love and polishing to keep it present. This is no easy feat when we are far away from the home country
where pieces of it spill into our daily lives whether on road signs, TV or generally in the way we speak English in Ireland and how we express ourselves. Continue reading

Poems from Colin Ryan

Poems from Colin Ryan

Aistear Ghabh sé trí na sráideannaistoíchemar ghadaí nó teachtaire an ghealach ina lóchrannna réaltaíá n-ídiú féin ar maidinbhí na sléibhte anngan fáilte gan doicheall gaoth scallta lastall díobhgaineamhlach go bun na spéire lig sé don ghaineamh é a bhálig sé chuige an t-íonú Journey He passed through the streets at night like a thief or … Continue reading

A Tribute to the Irish Famine Orphan Girls

Announcing a tribute video in lieu of postponed activities at the Famine Rock, Williamstown. By Siobhan O’Neill. In 1850, a 16 year old girl name Lucy Ellis stepped onto Australian soil. As an Irish Famine orphan girl, Lucy had already seen much of life’s hardships. Over the next four decades in her new home she … Continue reading