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THE BRAMLEYS - S/T - long before Irish-punk and Celtic-punk exists

In the new digital series
“Back on Track”
“never released before on the digital platforms

This album was released in 1993 for the first time. 196 more words


Dubliners. I think you should read it.

“He died of the desire to climb into the sky through the roof and to fly to another country where he would no longer hear about his troubles, yet a force would push him step by step step by step.”

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Grace - James Joyce

This is the story of Mr. Kernan, who takes to alcohol, is crippled (metaphorically) by his addiction to it, and ultimately, finds solace in religion, with help from family and friends. 306 more words

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So – welcome back to my second official post. I decided to go for a modern Irish classic – James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of short stories released in 1914, at the peak of early 20th century Irish nationalism – two years before the Easter Rising, and five years before the commencement of the Irish War of Independence. 684 more words


This wasn’t on my list originally but then I happened on YouTube a clip of the beautiful song The Lass of Aughrim and it reminded me how much I love that moment in The Dead, and in the excellent Nora. 385 more words

Books I Loved


“There was no doubt about it: if you wanted to succeed you had to go away. You could do nothing in Dublin.” In his near revolutionary portrayal of early 20th century Dublin, James Joyce explores the hardships and resilience of its inhabitants. 533 more words


The Beginning of a Beginning

I turned 20 four days ago.

And just about a week ago I finished reading James Joyce’s collection Dubliners. That was huge. Not in length, but in scope. 918 more words

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