#LeavingCert2020 Poetry Response

Writing A Critical Appraisal of “SPORT” by Paul Durcan#LeavingCert2020Writing A Critical Appraisal of the poem, “SPORT” by Paul Durcan  Hi, I’m Renée Sigel and I’m editor and publisher of the arts journal Literati Magazine. Niall very kindly invited me to contribute to your learning guides on poetry and I’d like to chat to you about…

Goldcrest Falling by John Ennis

We’re currently working on a Selected Works for poet John Ennis scheduled for release later this summer. Here’s a poem from the volume chosen by our @drniallmc Goldcrest Falling by John Ennis “In our times, birds fall down hardly noticed in the world. The most diminutive of Irish birds, their wingbars gone palewith underparts of…

The Kármán Line: Issues of Control

The Kármán line: Issues of Control by Giselle Marrinan The Kármán line is an attempt to define a boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space. In 2014, there was a short, poignant and somewhat surreal film made called ‘The Kármán Line’. This film centres on the subject of death of the mother in a family and treats it…

‘Bullying and the Virtual Space’

Bullying and the Virtual Space by Jocelyn Cunningham What is bullying? Bullying is the targeted, aggressive and unwanted persistent negative behaviour that is repeated against a person with the intention of causing fear, distress, or harm to another person’s body, emotions, self-esteem or reputation.  Unfortunately, bullying can often go unnoticed and social media has a…