Lent is more than the waiting period between the revels of Fat Tuesday and the frills of Easter. For Christians of every cloth, it’s meant to be a period of preparation, reflection, and mindfulness. While some people practice a 40-day sacrif. . .
According to Irish lore, you can’t walk down a street in Dublin without passing at least one pub. That bit of trivia, whether entirely accurate or not, means there. . .
The month of April always brings the potential for wild weather, whether in the form of storms, tornados, or floods. But for allergy sufferers, April offers another brand of cruelty every day. For those of us who think of pollen like poison,. . .
by Edward McGuire
Original in Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Today, we pay tribute to Irish poet Seamus Heaney (1939–2013), laid to rest this past weekend. Nobel laureate, a commandeur of France’s l’Ordre des Arts. . .