An Italian man living in the Gaeltacht with fluent Irish
Anne O'Donoghue
Andrea Palandri’s roots are very firmly in Italy and Scotland, but his branches have now reached Ireland, living in the Gaeltacht as a fluent Irish speaker, writes Anne O’Donoghue
15 March 2022 Damien O'Reilly
Damien O’Reilly: language a stumbling block for the Irish
We are losing out by our lack of ability to speak another European language, writes Damien O’Reilly.
9 February 2022 Features
Fiddle making in Co Armagh
Fiddle maker Paul Bradley has been immersed in traditional music his whole life. He discusses Irish music and fiddle making, in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue.
Changing a masochistic culture starts with talking about respect
Negative language and attitudes towards women, normalised through a ‘this is how it is’ attitude sees them go unchecked. Will the violence of the last week change anything?
19 January 2022 Amii