POETRY – My Ireland by Steven James Smith

https://youtu.be/lb8gNQP5fiw I've just been introduced to the poetry of Steven James Smith (@SJSWords), a Dublin born poet and playwrite. This poem was commissioned last year by the St Patrick's Festival, who wanted something new that would celebrate and reflect the Ireland of today. This must have exceeded their wildest dreams! The piece is incredibly relatable … Continue reading POETRY – My Ireland by Steven James Smith

Happy Bloomsday!

Happy Bloomsday everyone!   James Joyce is one of Ireland's most beloved authors. His most celebrated novel is the mammoth and epic Ulysses.  The novel charts the life of protagonist Leopold Bloom for one day - the 16th of June 1904. It takes place across one day and was based on The Odyssey by Homer. The … Continue reading Happy Bloomsday!