Twenty Years A-Growing

So many of the stories which come to us out of Ireland are, quite simply, sad. From Joyce’s “The Dead” to McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, we read of people who are, if not figuratively, then literally, impoverished. It is a lovely… [more]

The Irish Perspective

Language is a window into the soul.  This saying helps to explain why I have (unsuccessfully) tried to learn Gaelic – to better understand the Irish people.  In one lesson early on, it was explained that Gaelic has no system… [more]