. At a charity event, in the Wicklow mountains, Martin Byrne was faced with the task of feeding 1,500 people (no, that’s not a typo) with Colcannon. What did he do? Well, I’ll tell you.
Heaney’s poem ‘Punishment’ will also be removed from the OCR’s GCSE poetry anthology from September 2022. GCSEs are the basic level of qualification in British education, while A-levels are taken by secondary school students aged between 16 and 18.
Upcoming Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar on Heaney’s visit to Australia in 1994.
He turned on his heels and walked out of sight like John Wayne at the end of The Searchers.
A Miscellany of Recommendations from a Sydney-Sider How are you coping with the latest lockdown? I confess to finding this one more difficult; my troubles are minor things really, such as waking during the night, feeling a bit down, not focussing on the book I’m reading, despairing about human weaknesses. Let me share a few …
Three more novels from Irish women writers, the first one set in Sydney
The winner of the Percy French Prize for Witty Verse.
An Post Crime Novel of the Year 2019 in first of two books by Dubliner Jane Casey
Two contemporary fictions reviewed, one about the ever popular Bram Stoker, and the other about the challenges facing millennials.
A book book devoted to Phil Coulter’s musical career