September 2013

by Gavin Finlay The American Civil War of 1861-65 is one of modern history’s most catastrophic conflicts. With approximately 750,000 fatalities and 400,000 wounded, it remains the deadliest war in US history. Yet relatively little is known in Ireland, or indeed officially recognised here, in this the sesquicentennial of the war, that it was also [...]

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Noel Bannon is a teacher at St. Michael’s Holy Faith Secondary School in Finglas, Dublin 11, which is a designated  DEIS school (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools), and he talks about his school’s experience of Poetry Aloud… I have been involved with Poetry Aloud for the past three years and it has been a [...]

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