All Blog Posts Tagged 'Writing' (9)

Ireland In So Many Words: A Year of Reading Irish Authors



I’ve spent a lot of time this past year talking about guilt, about exile and return, and about mammies, and about the guilt mammies can instil in their offspring when said offspring return from self-imposed exile, which was usually to escape said mammy’s…

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Added by Caroline Doherty de Novoa on March 28, 2017 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments


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The Gaelic Quatrain -- Students, Sharpen Your Pencils

IRISH SOCIETY WRITING CONTEST

The Irish Cultural Society announces its annual writing contest for students in the 9th through 12th grades in the Nassau County high schools. …

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Added by John M. Walsh on January 23, 2017 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

'Straddling the English and Irish Worlds, Separated by Class and Culture' -- Meet 'The Lockwoods of Clonakilty'

Dhia dhuit, all,

Now that all the final editing is done (including one version in which the title town was spelled 'Conakilty'...argg) my novel "The Lockwoods of Clonakilty" is available through Amazon or any bookstore's online ordering.

I'll be working with TheWildGeese.Irish to share some of the content, and…

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Added by Mark Bois on October 10, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

My Spoken Word Debut Draws Emotions, Specs, ‘Killer Heels'

Presentation Arts Centre in Enniscorthy is the most perfect building. An old convent, the conversion to secular building retains the stained glass windows and ornate carved wooden beams arching overhead. When one walks into the hall, it is breath-taking, literally, in…

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Added by Jillian Godsil on October 9, 2015 at 5:30am — 3 Comments


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Eamon de Valera Speech to be Analyzed

Irish Society Writing Contest

The Irish Cultural Society announces its annual writing contest for students in the…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on January 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Why people Should Not Criticize Gabriel Byrne About The Catholic Church & Other Thoughts

Things that have started running through my mind, such as why so many people have started to bash Gabriel Byrne so harshly. Bash him over what his thoughts are over the Catholic Church. Which indeed Mr. Byrne is right about in terms of the fact that, the Catholic Church is as a whole, a corrupted institution no?! The Catholic Church indeed remains a corrupt institution--I mean if one looks at things like "The Tudors," "The Borgias," "Pillars of the Earth," or indeed even the current…

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Added by Sarah R on September 23, 2013 at 2:29am — No Comments

Why the Hell do I love Gabriel Byrne and how do I know it's Love-not like but Love?

No matter that I have not met Gabriel--forget that for but a few moments as I explain myself.

Well first…

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Re: Gabriel Byrne on The Authorized Biography of Oliver Reed

Gabriel Byrne’s review of “What Fresh Lunacy is This?: The Authorized Biography of Oliver Reed, by Robert Sellers(August 03-Books-Book Reviews),” is such a phenomenal review with such rawness-that I am amazed so many just seem to go on disregarding Gabriel’s writing from experience, from the heart…

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Added by Sarah R on September 20, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments


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Irish Writing Contest Award Winners

Over 90 people attended the Award Ceremony on May 1 at the Garden City Library to honor the award winners of the Irish Cultural Society writing contest.  Thirty-five high school students from Nassau County, New York emerged as the winners in a contest which drew 521 entries from 18 schools.  The first, second and third place winners are posted on the web site of the Irish Cultural Society, www.irish-society.org.  The list of winners is below.…

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Added by John M. Walsh on May 8, 2013 at 8:40am — 1 Comment

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