‘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 …
Donaldson joined Celtic Thunder in 2007 and was an original member of the internationally successful group.
O’Toole attended in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art on scholarship after the Abbey Theatre, Dublin passed on him due to his poor grasp of the Irish language.
In August he described himself as ‘gay, Irish, Catholic, alcoholic Pogue… about to die from cancer.’