Cuireadh do Mhuire was composed by Máirtín Ó Direáin (1910 – 1988), the great Irish language poet from the village of Sruthán, on Inis Mór (Inishmore), the largest of the Aran Islands, in Galway Bay.
Ó Direáin penned this beautiful and delicate verse at Christmas 1942, when the whole world was at war and his…Continue
Well, you just have to listen to Davy Spillane's music before you answer my question. Here's a short video that I created of my recent solo exhibition in Áras Éanna on…Continue
Come with Cupid's Crusade -- an upscale singles adventure -- to the town of love on September 14th (2014) for 7 days. Meet the matchmaker himself, see the awe-inspiring beauty of Clare during your days, dance and find love at night. Sleep in a 4-star hotel, feast on wonderful food, see Galway City, the Aran Islands and much more. Love is in the air…Continue
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Dr. Nicholas Grene, professor of English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, lectured on J.M. Synge’s “Riders to the Sea” on September 17, 2013 at Hofstra University. Dr. Grene’s host was the Irish Studies Program co-directed by Dr.Maureen Murphy and Dr. Gregory Maney.
For his audience of…Continue
It is the call of the sea and the crashing waves…Continue
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