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.