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Ronan Coghlan on Skylight Press

Ronan Coghlan is a unique and multifarious Irish writer from Dublin now living in Bangor, Northern Ireland. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, he has served as a schoolteacher for over 20 years, notably at Rockport, Northern Ireland and Hawkhurst … Continue reading

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Guest Blog by Gordon Strong: James Joyce – Myth as Narrative

  …a brave man would invent something that never happened! Joyce   In both Ulysses, Portrait of the Artist and the prototype of the latter – Stephen Hero – Joyce is concerned with the presenting of ‘truth’.  Not only is … Continue reading

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The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition by Steve Blamires

“There are dozens of legends that contain the germ of the Celtic tradition but I will concentrate on the ancient Irish legend of The Battle of Moytura. This legend, as will be shown, contains within it the essence of the … Continue reading

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At the Gates of Dawn: A Collection of Writings by Ella Young

Light as a leaf in Paradise, Until the grey cock cries, Cries Morn on garth and lawn, Bleak Morn upon our eyes, On our dream-cloistered eyes The turbulent red of dawn Banishing Paradise.   (from Triptych) There are many reasons why … Continue reading

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