Wed, 06 May, 2020
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
IN ‘Of One Mind’, one of the short stories in Mike McCormack’s new collection, Forensic Songs, the protagonist describes a ‘weightlessness’ that he has come to experience in his everyday life, a sense of being “at a remove, standing at arm’s length from myself.”
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
THE Stray Sod Country is a metaphor, a fable which the characters of Patrick McCabe’s new novel continually fall back on. It describes being lost in what were once reassuring surroundings, being intimidated or deceived by the very things that used to make you feel secure. It is a way of explaining things, “frightening emotions, things like depression or extreme loneliness”.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
GAA President Christy Cooney yesterday unveiled the Club Wall at Croke Park which carries the crests of GAA clubs both at home and abroad, and revealed that he is heartened by the progress on improving lines of communication with grassroots clubs over the past year.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010