Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ's Blog Posts Tagged 'Reviews' (8)

'Spiorad na Samhna': Film on Halloween Enticing But Insubstantial

No matter how good a cupcake is, when you are expecting a full dessert, it can be disappointing.

Which was my reaction on seeing the award-winning (very) short film "Spiorad na Samhna -- Spirit of Samhain," advertised as exploring “the origins of Halloween in Ireland.” By…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on October 23, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

'Compassionate Stranger' -- An Intimate Glimpse at Famine-Era Ireland

Book Review:

"Compassionate Stranger: Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine"

By Maureen O’Rourke Murphy

Syracuse University Press, 2015

366 Pages…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on April 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Book Review: 'Annie's Stories'

Book review

"Annie's Stories," by Cindy Thompson

Tyndale House Publishers Inc.

Carol…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Downton Abbey It Ain't

Book Review

"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948"

by Terrence Dooley…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Book Review: 'Light of the Diddicoy'

Light of the Diddicoy

A Novel by Eamon Loingsigh

Published by Three Rooms Press Trade Paperbacks

Release Date:…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on March 1, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Review: 'Boy at the Gate' Testimony to Power of Music

THE BOY AT THE GATE (A Memoir)

Danny Ellis

Arcade Publishing,…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 4, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Best Platform for 'Copper' Soundtrack Is Small Screen

'Copper' Original Soundtrack

Music by Brian…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on July 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

'Misremembered Man' a 'Delightful Slice of Country Life'

I would not presume to elevate my meanderings by calling them a “review” but having just finished "The Misrememberd Man," a lovely first novel by Christine McKenna, a Derry-born artist and writer, I am willing to go out on a limb and recommend it as a…

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Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on May 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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