All Blog Posts Tagged 'Northern' (6)

Every Writer Thrives and Survives on Memories

On a July day nearly 130 years ago, an unknown and homesick young Irish writer trudged along a busy London street. He stopped suddenly and stood still, for he thought he could hear the tinkling of water in the midst of the bustling thoroughfare. He followed the sound and found he was looking in a shop window. There…


Added by Colm Herron on August 25, 2016 at 7:30pm — 10 Comments

Moving In, And Moving On ...

Oh dear, it’s been such a long time since I wrote anything for The Wild Geese … I didn’t realise how long until I re-entered the site. Why? I moved house (or 'flitted' as we call it in Northern Ireland). I moved to a house that looked great on viewing but proved otherwise when we got in. With all the furniture removed and no one there, the extent of what needed to be done swiftly became all too clear.…


Added by Margaret Whittock on November 4, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

An Interview with Irish Comic Creator Paddy Brown

First off, Paddy is a Hell of a nice guy! Secondly, he gives an IMPRESSIVE interview!

You can visit his site here:

Read on to find out more about the Belfast Cartoonist….…


Added by John Walsh on January 3, 2014 at 11:55am — 1 Comment

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Colin Broderick Captivates the Irish Cultural Society Audience

Colin Broderick's readings from and discussion of his memoir That's That held an audience of 61 Irish born and Irish Americans in rapt attention as he brought the audience at the Irish Cultural Society meeting into the turbulent North of the Troubles, the North of the first twenty years of his life.  Meeting in the Garden City Library the evening of September 11,…


Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on September 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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Irish Cultural Society Meeting (September 11, 2013)

The September 11 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society will feature Colin Broderick speaking about his experiences growing up in The North during the Troubles.  He will read from his memoir That's That and take questions from…


Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on September 2, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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