Damien Duff has been a lot of things: Irish flair player and captain, a title winner with Chelsea, a losing Europa League finalist with Fulham, a local hero with Shamrock Rovers, underage […]
Irish creator who has written plays, poems, and scripts. I also co-host the El Arpa Media podcast and have developed an App and street tour; both explore the history of Madrid. You can read my articles on numerous websites around the world.
To drink in Madrid’s strange tea secrets, let’s start with a quote: I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from the Underground
I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from the Underground
Irish soldiers and the Spanish Civil War are deeply connected.
Liam Brady, Ian Harte, and Kevin Doyle share a bond of nationality and trade: they are all Irish and they were all professional footballers who played ‘abroad’, which is to say in […]
Then we raised a glass to JFK and a thousand more besides When I got back to my empty room I suppose I must have cried
Poetry is the art of the in-between, that space between places and identities. For me, that place is that pocket of knowing between Ireland and Spain, of home and home.
My journey into our shared past began with a poem.
The Irish language – is it dead? Well, to call it ER style would do a massive disservice to the many men and women who keep it alive in the Irish speaking regions of […]