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A YEATS KIND OF WEEKEND

I’m not too fond of “modern poetry” – not at all.  But once in a while it says what needs to be  known.   Let me show you how to read Yeats. 727 more words

Current Events

Operant discursive rehearsals

So much going on in Sally Rooney‘s Conversations with friends (Faber, 2017), where to begin?  How about with the brilliant piece of book design that is the endpapers of the hardback edition ( 1,337 more words

Fiction

#OTD in 1887 – Birth of actress, Molly Allgood, (stage name Máire O’Neill) in Dublin.

She was the fiancée of playwright John Millington Synge. She appeared in films from 1930-53, including Alfred Hitchcock’s film version of Seán O’Casey’s play Juno and the Paycock (1930). 28 more words

Irish History

Trouble in the Glen -- Ep. 25

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” -Mark Twain

Read this story from the beginning here.

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Trouble in the Glen -- Ep. 24

“L’enfer est plein de bonnes volontés ou désirs” -St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Read this story from the beginning here.

W.B. Yeats