2022 Irish Film Festival programme has landed.
How the schools became divided.
An outstanding novel by an Australian now living in Ireland.
Some of Bridget’s descendants in NSW
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.
One hundred years ago this month, Ireland found that it had to deal with former comrades fighting and killing each other.
it appears to be an insult directed against the Irish. How ,then, did it end up as a name for an English political party?
Ironically, the Northern Ireland Assembly elections will resolve nothing, but they will set the parameters for what will happen next in this troubled land.
It may help to know that the book is written by an Australian-born journalist, now living in Dublin. She comes to the story as a neutral outsider, unburdened by the many educational and social experiences that an Irish writer would carry.