Many of his poems are celebrated and loved for their profound personal candour and sensitivity, but he has also been a poet of searing political and public critical insight.
Obituary notice for Peg Cockram
Short items from past four weeks.
Fr Des was known by everyone where I grew up. He was held in awe, affection and with a small dose of apprehension by most.
A Tribute to Fr Michael O’Sullivan.
Snippets from Irish newspapers, including death of Brendan Grace, The Open and more
Tributes from his daughters for Barney Devlin, journalist, teacher, lover of the Irish language.
Anders Ahlqvist: a champion for Irish Language and the debts English owes to it.
Professor Ahlqvist had a distinguished career in Celtic Studies, following a PhD at Edinburgh with a spell at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, and many years at NUI Galway. He took up the post of inaugural Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies at the University of Sydney on 1 July 2008.
Barney’s personal abilities, charm, compassion and wit have impacted all of us who knew him