Gay Gaeldom Returns: Poetry and Plans

Visiting Scotland for the Edinburgh Gaelic Festival was a literary reawakening of sorts, with plans to come.


Let the ‘Irish Is Dead’ Argument Die Instead

"It is not in the interests of our community for Irish (which our ancestors shunned as they would rocky crags) to be spoken widely and freely." So wrote Richard Stanyhurt, a Dublin-born alchemist and Latin translator, in 1587. Four hundred and thirty years later, such opinions are still being voiced against the language, and despite … Continue reading Let the ‘Irish Is Dead’ Argument Die Instead