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Book Review: One Bold Deed of Open Treason: The Berlin Diary of Roger Casement 1914-1916, edited by Angus Mitchell (2016)

In February 1916, Roger Casement was recovering near Munich from an unpleasant combination of tropical fever and nervous exhaustion when he replied to a letter from the Countess Blücher, asking for help with writing tips for her diary. 704 more words

Irish Revolutionaries

Coincidence No. 402

I’m sitting listening to Let the Record Show (the Dexys LP of 2016, their versions of Irish standards) whilst doing my 2015-16 accounts (close to the wire as usual). 216 more words


Men & Women of the Easter Rising

Full title: Easter Dawn: the 1916 Rising

Creator / Author: Turtle Bunbury

Item Type / Page count: Book / 320p

When Published: 2015

Publisher / Place of Publication: 400 more words

Books / Booklets



A Play by Linnea Rose

Lights up on JOE who is sitting on a bed or chair in a jail cell.

JOE… 349 more words


how I got stuck...

I didn’t get stuck while writing, Through the Barricades. That happened after. I explain all in an article published on writing.ie, a great resource for writers. 562 more words

Unshakeable Spirits: A Fit Wife for a Revolutionary

Writer: Sharon Sexton
Director: Cillian O’Donnachadha
Reviewer: Laura Marriott

A Fit Wife For a Revolutionary focuses in on the rarely mentioned Kathleen Clarke, wife of the first signatory of the Proclamation Thomas Clarke and a revolutionary in her own right. 418 more words

Smock Alley Theatre

What being Irish means to me

Being Irish can be complicated. If absence makes the heart grow fonder it can be a slow burn, and, having left my homeland more than two decades ago, it has taken me these last twenty years to really appreciate Ireland and my hometown of Dublin. 1,007 more words

San Francisco