Well, I couldn’t believe it. I still can’t believe it. My belief is suspended on a wire made of…Continue
The Irish Cultural Society has announced its annual writing contest for students in the 9th through 12th grades in Nassau County (NY) high schools. The materials describing the contest have been mailed to the English Departments of the Nassau schools, public and private, and they have been posted on the…Continue
I want to return to Western Ireland for spiritual and artistic reasons. In college I fell in love with Irish literature, from the pagan/pre-medieval myths to the current day. I love Irish music, too. And oddly enough, I married a man from County Cork (we met in college). My mother’s family has a lot of Irish heritage as well. We are descended from a man who came on a ship to New York Harbor on Christmas Eve, 1847. I can only imagine what was in Martin’s heart when he left Cork and when he…Continue
Please click on the video below to find out why I want to win in my contest entry!
Tell us why YOU want to experience the ‘Wild West’ of Ireland, and you might win a free 9-day trip there, courtesy of Wild West Irish Tours and WOW Air. …Continue
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The Irish Cultural Society’s 2014 writing contest centered on James Joyce’s “A Painful Case” from Dubliners resulted in a happy Society which received 425 entries and a happy group of 36 high school students from Nassau County who won prizes for their…Continue
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