Irish poet Harry Clifton's latest collection ranges from South America to the North of Ireland, from Khao I Dang refugee camp to Glasnevin cemetery, These are poems of origin and migration, in quest of a lost maternal ground.
This book includes 226 new tunes, ranging across the may different tune types within Irish music, including jigs, reels, polkas, slides, hornpipes, waltzes and planxties. All tunes are written in a traditional style and are suitable for playing on various different melody instruments. In addition to this impressive collection of tunes, there is also a somewhat autobiographical song, that Jackie wrote when he was presented with the Kanturk Arts Festival Award in 2009. A treasure trove of tunes, this wonderful collection is a must have for all musicians.
Magna Carta is among the most famous documents in the history of the world, credited with being the first effective check in writing on arbitrary, oppressive, and unjust rule--in a word, on tyranny. The fame of Magna Carta spread as England, and later Britain, came to girdle the globe in its power.
This book is the first full-length assessment of the history of soccer in Dublin and the game’s role within society in the city. It examines the sport's growth there from the late 1800s to the early twenty-first century.