Added by Sandy Boyer on March 20, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Well, if you are wondering what “Light of the Diddicoy” reads like, here is a master storyteller to relate it to you. Mr. Malachy McCourt reads from Chapter 12 called “The Runner.” Below is the actual text, if you would like to read along:…Continue
What an incredible evening. I am really finding myself to be quite possibly the luckiest writer on the circuit. After arriving in the city, I hung around Greenwich Village and visited the old haunts of my grandparents and great-grandparents at 463 Hudson Street, the saloon that was in my family from 1906 to the late 1970s. A bit nervous about the reading, I had a few drinks…Continue
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Added by Cindy Thomson on November 13, 2013 at 6:18pm — No Comments
Review: "That’s That", by Colin Broderick
reviewed by Eamon Loingsigh
Innocently, children ask for things contrary to the idiosyncratic rules of adults. When answered a flat “no” without explanation, a mysterious void can be felt in the mind.
Not as innocently, teenagers demand things…Continue
On Monday June 17th at 3:00 p.m. ET, members of The Wild Geese will have the opportunity to chat live with author, Colin Broderick. If you cannot join us to submit your questions…Continue
The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at TheNewWildGeese.com on Wednesday, May 8th, with Connemara-based author, poet, and publisher (and fellow Wild Geese member) …Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
It all starts in Monroe’s. This time of year they keep a fire burning, and I am freezing; the winds that get twisted around the corners of Dominick Street are fierce. She is standing right where I would like to be, holding her hands…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on May 6, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments
Baile Átha Cliath – Is minicí a aistrítear leabhra ó Ghaeilge go Béarla, ná a mhalairt.
Ocáid neamhghnáthach, dá bhrí sin, a bhí ann nuair a iarradh ar an scríobhnóir agus údar as Gaeilge, Pádraig Breathnach, leabhar Frank McCourt as Béarla, “Angela’s Ashes,” a aistriú go Gaeilge.
Cé gurb as Maigh Cuilinn i gCuntae na…
Added by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
It was an unusual occurrence, therefore, when Irish language writer and author Pádraig Breathnach was commissioned to translate Frank McCourt’s best seller, “Angela’s Ashes,” into the Irish language.
Originally from Maigh…Continue
In the news this week: British embassy forced to apologise after BBQ 'celebrates' the 200th anniversary of the burning of White House during the War of 1812. The story, and our post below, recall the…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on January 24, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments