All Blog Posts Tagged 'Books' (74)

'Walls Along the Barricades' or Why Can't Protestants and Catholics Get Along?

A Book Review: "Walls – Travels Along The Barricades"

by Marcello Di Cintio

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Added by Sandy Boyer on January 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Read Along with Mr. Malachy McCourt

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:…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on January 24, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Review: 'Atlas of the Great Irish Famine'

Review by John Bruton

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

Edited by…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 22, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

Barrow St. Theatre - Malachy McCourt & 'Light of the Diddicoy'

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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…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on January 19, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

I'm Building a Street Team to Prepare for Next Book Launch!

Would you like to be a part? Details here: Street Team Details

Added by Cindy Thomson on November 13, 2013 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Childhood of 'The Troubles'

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…

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Added by Eamon Loingsigh on September 17, 2013 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Live Members' Chat with Author, Colin Broderick

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on June 12, 2013 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Talking 'Galway Stories' With Readers Across the Globe

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) …

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

'This Could Be Heaven': Excerpt from 'Galway Stories'

An excerpt from John Walsh's short story, This Could Be Heaven

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 6, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Léightheoirí Nua Ag 'Angela´s Ashes' as Gaeilge

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

‘Angela’s Ashes’ Gains Admirers ‘As Gaeilge’

DUBLIN -- It is more common for books in the Irish Language to be translated occasionally into English, than vice versa.

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…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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