Mná na hÉireann

Stop all the clocks. Stamp out the rush of time, which obliterates old memories and false hopes. Stand in silence for an hour and listen with open ears and an open heart. Do not heed the fictions offered by the…

Hamlet

An actor playing Hamlet, takes his final bow, and exits stage left, pursued by a bear. Into the blue-lit backstage he strides sweat beaded, exhilarated, to his dressing room he retires smoking a cigarette. A telephone message left before to call…

Tuam

Where do you start? Where do you find words to describe the scale of human tragedy? “Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without…