I did a search of your archives and this interesting article did not seem to be present, so apologies if it is. I have been trying to create a map of all the traditional Irish musicians in the world and came across it.
Jed Kolko, chief economist of US property website trulia.com has been looking at another aspect of Irish Populations, namely the…Continue
Added by Tony Lawless on August 7, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments
Imagine you were launching a new medicine for arthritis and in your application for approval from the FDA you employed as technicians people who had huge numbers of shares in your company and stood to make a fortune if the FDA gave your product a green light, that you only canvassed patients who had reported health improvements and…Continue
American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles (Anchor Press, 2012, 416…Continue
An Open Letter to Bill…Continue
For more than 200 years, millions have visited Ireland and the Blarney Castle for the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone, which, according to legend grants the "Kisser" with a very special gift; the gift of gab or eloquence.
More Of The World According To 'Tracy':
Added by Maryann Tracy on May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Established in 1985 and quickly becoming one of the premier literature festivals in all of Europe (and beyond), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature launched its 2013 programme on the 23rd of April. This annual festival based in Galway continues to…Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
- I live in Ireland, and,
- I like books
With that disclaimer...
The Over the Edge Showcase was, for me, a highlight of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature. The event was billed as giving “a platform to emerging poets and…Continue
I am reprising this April 26, 2013, post to help commemorate the 40th anniversary of this, the modern-day 'Troubles' deadliest atrocity. Feel free to comment on the day's significance in WG's Forum.
With the eyes of the faithful and the news media craned on the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, Joe McGowan looks behind, at what he calls an infamous alliance forged between the Papacy and the Crown. Does the Vatican owe yet another people a grievous apology? Clearly, says…Continue