The man spoke. I had never seen him, never heard of him before, but boy did he make me laugh.
John Clarke had an extraordinary knowledge of and enthusiasm about his Irish family tree.
In the eyes of many he ‘fell from grace’, but he maintained a silent dignity to his grave.
‘the most eloquent man in the world’
The iconic image of of Bishop Edward Daly in Derry ‘negotiating’ a safe passage for Jackie Duddy, a victim of the Bloody Sunday massacre in Derry on the 30th January 1972, resurfaced in the media on the occasion of the death of the Bishop recently. The image was a stark reminder of just how much …
The peacemaking legacy of Daniel Berrigan, S.J
Bill was a born actor. He loved centre-stage, was hugely generous, and was willing to take his talents into quite recondite places….
There was nothing like stern conservative opposition to get Veronica Brady moving ….
Her particular interest lay in the role of women in literature, myth and history.
An OBITUARY by Frances Devlin-Glass It is with shock and an acute sense of loss that the Bloomsday community this week heard of the early death of its first theatre director, Simon McGuinness, in London, after a short illness. Simon was a flamboyant enabler with an infectious sense of fun and comic timing. He offered …