A Millennial’s Insight into Irish Republicanism and the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ by Aindriú Inglis

Introduction The inspiration behind this publication came from my Dissertation studies, which I completed at the end of April 2016 in University College Dublin, Ireland. The dissertation focused on specific issues and events during the period of 1968 – 1998 that are widely accepted in academic literature as having transformed the Provisional Movement from an anti…

Why Wyoming? Introduction to Later Selected Poems of John Ennis (2000-2020) ‘Going Home To Wyoming’

WHY WYOMING . . . ? Going Home to Wyoming, the Later Selected Poems 2000–2020 of John Ennis by Book Hub Publishing, complements his earlier Selected Poems (Dedalus, 1997). This “Later Selected” includes poems from publications of the author’s work since his Selected Poems (Dedalus, 1997). Thirteen publications are drawn upon, starting with Tráithníní (Dedalus, 2000) and finishing with Turangalîla-Palestine (Dairbhre, 2019).…

‘Voices in the Pandemic’

How I have Coped thus far – Learning through Lockdown by Jocelyn Cunningham Firstly, I would like to congratulate everyone on their courage and strength to keep it all going throughout this global pandemic. It has almost been a year since the initial lockdown here in Ireland. Be proud of how you have handled things…

Can You Hear Me?

Can you hear me? Trevor Lorkings @Bizzy_Fizzy “Are your eyes taking over the burden from your ears in receiving incoming communications? I read a white paper about the world of work in the late 1960s. The times, they were a-changin’. The written memorandum was being replaced by electronic typewriters and computers. The thought processes changed. When…

From Kildare to ‘Uteskola’

Growing up surrounded by the quiet countryside of Kildare during the nineties, I developed a great interest in the natural world. I enjoyed walks and cycles on my quiet country roads and got my teeth stuck into the local football pitch. Unphased by mud, wind and the constant rain, the outdoors was my playground and,…