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 harp would appear to be an instrument embodied with heavenly powers. And we can find harpists in Fraiser and general culture..
The harp would appear to be an instrument embodied with heavenly powers.
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 […]