t wasn’t so much that I went to school, but rather that school came to me. In every single waking moment of my life school surrounded me. I never could escape from it. I breathed school air. I heard school sounds. I saw school everywhere. I felt the school pumping in my blood. How could this be?
A moving and useful novel about historical practices that could disappear from collective memory and that need to be understood from the point of view of how they impacted generations of mothers and children.
The widespread dislike of Catholics in the USA, especially those from Ireland, was due in part to the feeling that Rome had designs on taking over America and imposing its religion on the new country.
Not another house in Ireland
ever had had so many
Saint Brigit crosses made by
The film is at its best when we follow young Buddy as he navigates the grown-up world. Through his experiences we glimpse the apparent contradictions in adult life that is intent on perpetuating difference. Your religion can be identified by the name you go by, but not always
Many of his poems are celebrated and loved for their profound personal candour and sensitivity, but he has also been a poet of searing political and public critical insight.
…as well as on-demand online classes for people of all ages, starting from age seven. This means that the wealth of tradition at Siamsa Tíre can now be shared with everyone, no matter where they are in Ireland or the world, what age they are, or how much or how little they know about our traditional song, music, and dance.
Yet fifty years later
Seán Ó Conaill could tell, word for word,
a story he’d heard, as a boy,
read from a journal.
ISAANZ AGM The 14th ISAANZ Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 7th December 2021 at 5:00pm NZDT (Auckland),3:00pm AEDT (Melbourne), 4:00am GMT (Dublin) SECRETARY: Matthew Ryan Email: secretary [at] isaanz.org
Sinéad O’Connor is the kind of street kid that the whole world, except America, wants to take in and put in the guest room, and feed up with porridge and potatoes ….