#Begorrathon16 We’re sick but we’re still hereRead more "Begorrathon 2016: Week Four"
To celebrate the wealth and breadth and general awesomeness of Irish cultural life, 746 Books and The Fluff is Raging are co-hosting a month-long cultural celebration of all things Irish.Read more "Announcing the Begorrathon"
By Niall McArdle Anglo-Irish poet William Butler Yeats died seventy-five years ago in 1939. Born in Dublin in 1865, he was one of the driving forces of the Irish Literary Revival. He co-founded the Abbey Theatre. In 1923 he became the first Irishman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (the others are Shaw, Beckett and […]Read more "April A to Z: Y is for Yeats"
By Niall McArdle Tuesday, January 28th marked the 75th anniversary of Irish poet William Butler Yeats I didn’t have time to post anything because January 28th also happens to mark the birthday of this handsome fellow So here, belatedly, is my choice of Yeats poem. The Lake Isle of Innisfree I will arise […]Read more "Belated Tribute to William Butler Yeats on the 75th Anniversary of his Death"