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“To my fellow prisoners”

Born in Cork on December 17 1889, Richard “Dick” Barrett is a little known historical figure. Close friends with Michael Collins and Sean Hayes, Barrett trained as a national school teacher in Waterford and found work in Cork. 135 more words


ELISION Ensemble enthrals audience with world-line cycle

The ELISION Ensemble performance at RMIT Storey Hall on 30 April was totally, viscerally enthralling. And the musicianship superb!! The Australian premiere of Richard Barrett’s world-line cycle… 221 more words

Rmit Gallery

ELISION concert at RMIT Storey Hall tonight 30 April

We are hearing some amazing sounds in RMIT Gallery as Daryl Buckley (pictured) and the rest of the ELISION Ensemble rehearse upstairs in Storey Hall Auditorium for tonight’s concert performance of the Australian premiere of Richard Barrett’s… 144 more words

Daryl Buckley

Against the day: A concert for Simon Howard

Last week I attended a concert for the poet Simon Howard, who died in December 2013. It was not really a memorial as such – no eulogies or anything like that. 488 more words


Andrew Ford's Earth Dances

‘Earth Dances is a vivid and rarely less than astute history of the debt modern music simultaneously owes to the inheritances of tradition, and the texture of dissonance.’ 13 more words


1922 - Executions, Corsican Vendetta and the Horror of Civil War.

Just one year and two days after Ireland achieved a level of independence, four of the men who fought in the War of Independence against British forces are executed by Irish government edict. 243 more words

Irish History