Originally published in 1996, the book “Desperate Haven” is the definitive study to date of the Great Famine and its effects on the towns and villages of West Waterford. This long out-of-print and much sought-after volume was the product of more than five years of research by Dungarvan Museum…Continue
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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