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How Many Lit Mags?

I dare you count them.

Actually it’s probably a lot easier than I imagine. But (*warning cliche ahead*) with the dawn of the information era the number of sites popping up has seen a new dynamic to the world of Irish writing. 303 more words

Irish Writing

Shadow and Light

My short story, Shadow and Light, is published in the latest edition of The Honest Ulsterman

Published 22/02/2015.


James Meredith

Whatever happened to Seán O’Faoláin?

Seán O’Faoláin: Literature, Inheritance, and the 1930s
Paul Delaney
Irish Academic Press; €25
Review: Val Nolan

In his lifetime, Seán O’Faoláin published eight volumes of short stories, four novels, three travel books, six biographies, a play, a memoir, as well as critical studies of long and short form fiction. 1,030 more words


Speaking in Tongues: Language and Identity in Brian Friel’s Translations

My feeble attempts to go native, so far largely limited to partaking freely of the local stout, have of late lent themselves to a sampling of Irish literature. 2,238 more words


Event To Celebrate WB Yeats's Poetry in Aid of Creative Cricklewood and Friends of Cricklewood Library

As part of the #Yeats2015 celebration, the Irish community in London will gather at the London Irish Centre in Camden on April 1st 2015, to celebrate the poetry of WB Yeats and raise funds for Creative Cricklewood and friends of Cricklewood Library. 486 more words


Storm Rachel Has Come to Visit ©

Storm Rachel has come to visit. She’s spent so much of the afternoon banging on the windows and doors, creating a nuisance outside, that she has now started to howl down the chimney as well. 366 more words