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Last week was a busy one. My co-author and friend Jim Kennelly and I launched our latest book Gombeens at the Gate: Renewing the Rising through Ideals, Character and Place. This is the third book Jim and I have written together. With only 100 pages (one for each year since the Easter Rising), we did remark that, unlike ourselves, our books are getting slimmer as time goes on! Gombeens at the Gate […]

Vision with Capability – A Real Paradigm Shift


  Poet Theo Dorgan launching Gombeens at the Gate. Last night, my co-author and friend Jim Kennelly and I launched our latest book Gombeens at the Gate: Renewing the Rising through Ideals, Character and Place. Gombeens at the Gate delves into the Rising and the Irish Revival that preceded and inspired it. Ireland today, although quick to pay lip service to 1916, is sadly lacking in idealism and character. We are stumbling along with […]

Book Launch ‘Gombeens at the Gate’


Thíos tá agallamh raidió déanta ar Raidió na Life i mí Bealtaine 2016, cúpla lá roimh sheoladh mo leabhar nua Gombeens at the Gate. Is agallaimh deich noiméad atá i gceist. Below is a ten minute radio interview in Irish I did with Raidió na Life ahead of the launch of my book Gombeens at the Gate in May 2016.. Raidio na Life is Dublin’s Irish language community radio station […]

Agallamh – Raidió na Life Gombeens at the Gate 10/5/2016