Celebrating Yeats: 150 Years!

Updated June 11 The Irish Times has conveniently collected several essays about Yeats for your reading pleasure: William Butler Yeats was born a century and a half ago, on June 13th, 1865. This collection of articles marks the depth of his engagement with Ireland and with his art, both as […]

Irish Love Affair

With words, that is. Today is Bloomsday. So today, we will visit a library and take a walk. The library belongs to Gabriel Byrne, of course. In an interview with Barbara Hoffman at the New York Post (no, not the New York Review of Books, darn it!), Mr. Byrne notes […]