During the writing of Nora, O’Connor says she developed a deeper empathy for James Joyce, perhaps because she now understands his writerly life. It is through her protagonist’s perverse love for Joyce that a reader sees the man’s redeeming features.
The poem begins with a recognition of the unbroken chain (slabhra) from the celtic Brigid to the abbess who built her own convent in Kildare, to a modern day Brigid taking care of her family, and through to the writer, the poet.
Can you make you make an online event work? Can you evoke some of the major emotions and experiences online, that you have experienced live?
Willie Carlin was an ex-British soldier who worked for Sinn Fein
Telling an Irish history through the lives of 21 women.
As the pool of Australian volunteers had begun to dry, Prime Minister Hughes, ever an avid defender and supporter of the British Empire and of Australia as a key dominion, sought to conscript additional Australian manpower.
This is an outstanding example of citizen journalism at its very best.
My radio program is not “Celtic’ – though Yeats’ ‘Easter 1916’ is read ‘religiously’ this time on my show every year!
Mendelssohn is like a character from an old epic, all hat and history
when everyone is poor, cooperation tends to be more common than conflict.