Posts from the ‘Ireland’ category

William Trevor (1928-2016)

Ireland’s master of the short story leaves behind beautifully realized stories of quiet, yearning lives.

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy: Irishman

While we’re talking about conspiracy theories and the Zapruder film, let’s remember JFK’s real legacy.

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Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: An appreciation

One of Ireland’s great writers dies at age 74, leaving behind several marvelous books of poetry, and a brilliant CD with piper Liam O’Flynn.

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A new book/music combo and recent CD delve into Irish traditions

The Otherworld collection and Tunes From the Goodman Manuscripts provide fascinating looks at Irish folk beliefs and a cache of Irish music collected in the 1800s.

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