Off the Shelf: Absolution

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By Terry Kenneally Off the Shelf: AbsolutionBy Alice McDermottFarrar, Straus, and Giroux. ISBN 9780374610487 2023 324 pp. Alice McDermott has long been recognized for her portraits of mid-20th-century life, with […]

Puzzle: Irish Poetry

ACROSS 2 _____Grey Soil, by Patrick Kavanagh 3 Going Home to ____, by Paul Durcan 10 The _______ of Dooney, by W. B. Yeats 11 The Deserted _______, by Oliver […]

Crossword Puzzle: Ireland’s History

Crossword Puzzle: Ireland’s History 1700-1862 by Linda Fulton Burke   ACROSS 2 Jeremiah O’Donovan (later O’Donovan Rossa) founded the Phoenix _______. 1856 9 The Poor Relief Act extended the English […]

Crossword Puzzle: Spirits of Ireland

Crossword Puzzle: Spirits of Ireland by Linda Burke ACROSS 2 Leamaneh Castle, Co Clare is haunted by the red-haired girl, ___ ____, whose taunting cackles and screams are sometimes heard […]

Crossword Puzzle: Irish Festivals!

  Crossword Puzzle: Irish Festivals! by Linda Burke ACROSS 5 ____West from Galway 7 _________ plays Scottish traditional Celtic battle music 9 ____ Man’s Gambit is a trio based out […]

Crossword Puzzle: Ireland’s Holy Wells

ACROSS 1 St. Michael’s Well, ___________ Co. Kerry 6 St. ______’s Well – Liscannor, Co. Clare 7 St. _______’s Well, Castlekeeran, Kells, Co. Meath 8 St. Finian’s Well, ___________, Co. […]