Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
TOM Russell was recently thrilled to receive a package in the post from his old friend, Bob Dylan. Dylan had his people send his fellow songwriter a case of his new Heaven’s Door whiskey. Wrapped around the bottles were the lyrics to ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’, stylised so that it seemed Dylan had himself scribbled all over the printed words with a pen.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is to keep going. To persist. To keep remembering that the joy of it is in the making of it, not in the fame. And you’d better have an absurd level of self belief as writing can be incredibly challenging.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Three Sundays ago, at the midpoint of a Connacht SFC final nobody was loving too much, you could have forgiven Galway manager Kevin Walsh a micro-breath of presumptuous relief: his side leading by five, at home, the expectation was they would consolidate their advantage — albeit in monsoon conditions — and reclaim the provincial title.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019