By Dymphna Lonergan Part I of this feature was published in Tinteán in April 2018 The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate was a brief but potent manifestation in print in early colonial Australia of the fight for Irish freedom. The first edition carried its manifesto: The Irish Exile and Freedom’s Advocate will contain original and select Poetry,– …
Public Debate: ‘Is it time for a Republic of Australia?’
On the hill, the church.
Simple, practical, not ornate.
A 10-day cultural festival which will be celebrating the Irish culture and influence on Australia
His light touch reflects his playful approach to a range of topics.
the silence; their calls,
borne on the wind’s leafy roar,
lodge in the mind, the marrow.
Colin Ryan, has had a collection of his poems published by Coiscéim.ie as Corraí na Nathrach.
this island scorns, defies life
from sunrise to the midnight moon
Poems full of time telling of many stories and of many lives.
I am the same age as the state
And neither turned out as you wished . . .