Category Archives: On Writing

Radio Interviews with Monica Corish

On Ocean FM’s Arts North West programme on Thursday, June 4 at 9:30 PM (repeat Sunday, June 7 at 8 PM), Glens Centre Director Brendan Murray will interview Monica Corish about the Poetry and Story / Landscape and Myth broadcasts … Continue reading

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On-Line Broadcast, June 2020 – Poetry & Story, Landscape & Myth – Hosted by Monica Corish

Writers and musicians from the 2019-2020 workshops at Manorhamilton’s Glens Centre will read their work in four on-line broadcasts in June: Friday, 8 PM on June 5, 12, 19 and 26  on the Glens Centre YouTube channel,  www.youtube.com/channel/UC1nSAQVlxdV9AyrIM_xh5-w Featuring poems, stories … Continue reading

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“…the spectacle, and the triumph, of the idiot culture.”

In… a cover story for The New Republic, Carl Bernstein wrote: “For, next to race, the story of the contemporary American media is the great uncovered story in America today. We need to start asking the same fundamental questions about … Continue reading

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Moon Landing Memoir by Monica Corish on Sunday Miscellany

On Sunday, 14 July 2019, the Sunday Miscellany programme on RTE 1 will broadcast a personal memoir by Monica Corish of the excitement of watching the Apollo 11 moon landing on television in 1969. Podcasts of the Sunday Misc programmes … Continue reading

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…or Insert Portrait of Your Choice

When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package. — John Ruskin, author, art critic, and social reformer

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And beyond those walls…

The tragedy in the lives of most of us is that we go through life walking down a high-walled lane with people of our own kind, the same economic situation, the same national background and education and religious outlook. And … Continue reading

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The Best Definition…

A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit. – Richard Bach, American novelist.

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Nobody Else Will Do It for You

José Saramago said: “If you don’t write your books, nobody else will do it for you. No one else has lived your life.”

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