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…Continue
"Compassionate Stranger: Asenath Nicholson and the Great Irish Famine"
By Maureen O’Rourke Murphy
Syracuse University Press, 2015
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"The Decline and Fall of the Dukes of Leinster, 1872–1948"
by Terrence Dooley…
Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Light of the Diddicoy
A Novel by Eamon Loingsigh
Published by Three Rooms Press Trade Paperbacks
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…Continue