The rooms of Chronos

Galway Tribal Diaspora Project

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Galway’s diaspora, like all emigrants, find themselves in various locations for a variety of reasons… employment, adventure, travel. For Frances Fahy from Corrandulla the reason was very much love. 40 years on she is happily married to Renzo and enjoying…

Message in a Bottle from Emma Goldman

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Messages in a bottle are passages, quoted from writers who lived in the past, conveying a message that can still be appreciated in the present. Emma Goldman (June 27, 1869, Kovno, Lithuania – May 14, 1940, Toronto, Canada) was one…

WIT is Women In Tune

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Woman am I Spirit am I I am the infinite within myself I have no beginning I have no end Oh yes I am. From the website Women In Tune: WIT is an opportunity to be part of the experience…

Peace Posters tell a story

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“The posters, as usual, say it all.” This remark by British journalist Robert Fisk does raise several questions. Is it really true that posters “say it all”? And is it true for all posters or just some of them? This…

Colours and images of the invisible

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Julia Bridget Hayes, between iconography and photography You are from South Africa, Nelson Mandela’s homeland, and the land of fight against racial discrimination. In this environment, how did your religious and artistic calling start? Firstly, thank you for inviting me…

Speak Out Against the War

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Fifty years ago, 9 November 1965 at 5 a.m., Roger LaPorte set himself on fire in front of the UN building in New York City to protest against the American involvement in the Vietnam war. Margutte wants to celebrate his…

A Pair of Ivory-White Shoes, size 35

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LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE and SILVIA PIO On the sixth day of October 1957 Agnese and Raimondo got married early in the morning and not at high mass as normally expected in Agnese’s village. Her parents had arranged a family lunch at…