The story of Tom Keneally’s involvement in the Australian Republican Movement and of the many who supported a Republic from the foundation of Australian society.
Finally, I gently clasp the dragonfly’s wings
and release it at the backdoor to fly away.
Was it a lost soul of a relative
From long ago looking for our prayers?
The New York Times compared Towards Asmara to For Whom The Bell Tolls in its open support for an armed struggle – a big, debatable comparison.
Raphael Slepon, founder of FWEET, on annotating Finnegans Wake.
A Galway man, with Norman and Spanish blood, coursing and cursing through his veins, he could cant and gammer with horse traders
One hundred years have passed since the death of Dr Nicholas O’Donnell (1862-1920), an Irish-Australian leader inMelbourne.
The winner of the Percy French Prize for Witty Verse.
In those times, in that place – it is never referred to as Stratford – the names Hamnet and Hamlet are interchangeable, each written or spoken to indicate the same person.
A review of two books, a disturbing one about Keneally’s literary career, and his unsentimental and searching novel on clerical abuse in the catholic church. And an invitation to read and review the Keneally novels you’ve not got around to…..
Nature of Event: Poems and Pipes, an afternoon of music and poetry inspired by Irish culture with Matthew Horsley (uilleann pipes) and Colin Ryan (poems). Australian writer and broadcaster, Colin Ryan, well known to readers of Tinteán, writes in the Irish language. His short stories, set mostly in Australia and Europe, have appeared in Irish language …