Poetry & Verse
Irish verse, much like traditional Irish music has often been handed down through the generations. Never lose a poem that you learned at your motherīs knee, or fatherīs for that matter.
An Irishman's Lament
You'll be Missed. Read this at your own risk. Have a handkerchief ready.
Irish Author Dermot Healy Dies Aged 66
The Irish nation is saddened at the passing this week of author Dermot Healy. While Seamus Heaney was Irelands international literary star, it was Healy who was a national star, one who was actively engaged in cultivating the next generation of Irish writers. His contribution to the Irish arts wi
Irish Quotes Worth Repeating
Here are some old Irish Quotes that are both serious and humorous and well worth remembering and repeating.
Irish Saying & Proverbs
A selection of old Irish sayings and Proverbs
Memories of an Irish Childhood
Some short comments on things that were common from our Irish childhood.
More Irish Blessings & Sayings
As St. Patrickīs day looms on the horizon, here are some Irish Blessings and Sayings for you to add to your cards and letters.
Northern Irish Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney
While there are four Irish literary Nobel prize winners, only Seamus Heaney was born in Northern Ireland; he is also the only Irish Catholic Nobel literary laureate.
This Emigrant Remembers
A sample from Irish author, Pat Watson
Thomas Moore---Irish Lyricist & Musician
A brief description of the life and work of the geat Irish poet and musician Thomas Moore
W. B. Yeats Sesquicentennial
2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Irish literary giant William Butler Yeats. Yeats was the first Irish Nobel laureate of literature and remains a strong influence in Irish culture to this day.
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