12 simple Irish pleasures from the Dingle Peninsula | The Irish Post
A new book has brought the Dingle Peninsula to life - celebrating the simple things in life from cups of tea with neighbours, baking scones, sowing potato se...
A Book Review : Put The Kettle On
I was delighted when The Collins Press in Cork asked me to review their book ‘Put The Kettle On’. Upon reading the blurb, I knew it was my cup of tea (sorry, couldn’t resis…
'The Loneliest Boy In The World': A Welcome Addition to the Blasket Island Canon
The Loneliest Boy In The World Gearóid Cheaist Ó Catháin with Patricia Ahern (Collins Press, 2014) Review by Felicity Hayes-McCoy. At the westernmost end o…
Occupational Hazards: Stephen McCormack, entomologist
Becoming an entomologist just happened by accident. Somebody said to me when I was younger, 'do what interests you', so I did and followed my nose into science, biology, ecology, and eventually, entomology. I decided to make entomology my career because insects can be such a mystery; even their very identity can confound you. Because they are mostly small creatures, they are difficult to study without investing time, equipment, and sometimes, obscure literature.
Dying moments of the ancient world in West Kerry
At the beginning of the 20th century, the Great Blasket Island, the furthest outpost of western European civilisation, located three miles off the coast of Dún Chaoin in west Kerry, was virtually unknown to the modern world.
A look at books: Irish revolution, Frederick Douglass and Cecilia Ahern | IrishCentral.com
Great Irish history and fiction to sink your teeth in to.