Growing up with Yeats, and making the pilgrimage to find him.
Our Christmas Day, the day that Christ was born,
a full nine months from when the angel told
the blessed Virgin what she could expect.
Sebastian Barry continues his McNulty family saga while Frank Connolly recalls the Dublin bombs of 1974.
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.