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Sisters of the Revolutionaries: The Story of Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse.

Event: Book launch – Sisters of the Revolutionaries: The Story of Margaret and Mary Brigid Pearse” by Teresa and Mary Louise O’Donnell.
Guest Speaker: Mr Brian Crowley, Curator of the Pearse Museum.
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Writing: Act I is giving me trouble...

While I was on vacation over Christmas, I took an opportunity to review all of my notes for the actual events of the Uprising and to organize the events into some preliminary scene summaries. 455 more words


"The Mother" by Patrick Pearse

The Mother

I do not grudge them: Lord, I do not grudge
My two strong sons that I have seen go out
To break their strength and die, they and a few,
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Thank you, dear Reader

This is a bit of a meandering story (with one new, previously unseen video), to while away some of the time between Christmas and the New Year. 1,631 more words


Last Words, Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall, once described by the Irish Times as ‘the centre of social anarchy in Ireland’, it was the headquarters of the Irish Citizen Army and a focal point for radical politics in the years leading up to the Rising of 1916. 377 more words


Christmas Fair in St. Enda's

Event: Christmas Fair in St. Enda’s /Arias of George Frederic Handel

Where: Pearse Museum, St Enda’s Park,
Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin, Ireland. D16 Y7Y5… 48 more words


Research: This musical might be longer than I thought...

There have not been any posts since my book review because, at this point in the process, I have switched gears from “learning about the artform” to “learning about the topic.” As part of this early dive into research, I’m reading Thomas Coffey’s  1,001 more words