I have an Irish story. I’m not Irish, but I was educated by nuns from an Irish order and we always celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a festive program at school. My story, however, is about my best friend from college, Mary Rose Ryan. As we became friends, she told me she was…Continue
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It is New York City and the Civil War is brewing. Norah McCabe, an Irish immigrant who escaped the Famine as a child, is now a young widow with a daughter. A milliner, struggling to survive in tumultuous times, Norah meets Abraham Lincoln, befriends the extraordinary African-American woman Elizabeth…Continue
In early Christian Ireland the old Druidic tradition collapsed due to the spread of the Christian faith. The study and learning of Latin, coupled with the new Christian theology in monasteries, was flourishing. In 561 AD a seminal event occurred that would have a profound and long lasting effect on Irish…Continue
A short extract from a chapter in my book about the history of the role of the pub in the lives of Irish emigrants. This is a part of Chapter 7 of 'Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History of the Irish Pub' and is the start of a larger section on Irish…Continue
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Daniel P Quinn's "organized labor" is joined by "Exits & Entrances, Off-Broadway, Opera & Beyond" + "Short Plays to Long Remember," on amazon or barnes+noble.com.
Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) 11/1/16 -- For artists immersed in the world of movement, music and color, it seems a natural progression to also let their talents spill onto blank pages. Daniel P. Quinn achieves this beautifully in "organized labor: collected poems," A tribute…Continue
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Within Bridget’s story, Mary is writing about an era of tough times, and she acknowledges ‘these roots’ as the make-up of her own resilient Irish character. She is proud of her grandmother’s achievements, especially with…Continue
"Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The History Of the Irish Pub"
By Kevin Martin
Release date: 15 May
Publisher: The Collins Press
Available to pre-order on Amazon etc.
The pub has been at the center of Irish life for…Continue
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In the 1940s it was tough being a communist in Ireland. All card carrying members were followed by the Special Branch, tended to be boycotted by the establishment and were refused jobs. Thomas O’Brien had returned from fighting in the International Brigade in Spain against Franco. As a vocal and proud communist, and poet, he was faced with certain unemployment. Perhaps influenced by Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, he…Continue
I decided it’s time that I published print versions of my eBooks. I first checked the internet to see what folks had to say about POD publishers, and decided to choose CreateSpace. I put a date in the title because the internet has no self-policing mechanism. Therefore, I spent several days learning all about PDF, formats, templates, etc. then found, I didn’t need them.
There are three ways to submit covers and interiors to CreateSpace:
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While we were not able to attend any of the Saturday events at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature due to prior obligations, the lineup certainly had great appeal. Moreover, all the chatter on Twitter and from other sources of discussion indicates a superb…Continue
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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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