Author: harry mc

Poetry for Palestine: ‘Writing Peace’

Poetry for Palestine: Writing Peace A few weeks ago, I saw a Facebook post by Donal O’Kelly, one of Ireland’s most talented writers and actors, about a festival commemorating the destruction of Gaza last July.


PALFEST IRELAND LAUNCH O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere College, Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1 Wednesday 8th July @ 6pm   PalFest Ireland, an unprecedented arts festival of more than 50 events in support of Palestine, timed to mark one year after the

Artist as Activist

What a nice night for a ramble. Balmy. Full moon too. A full moon is said to be a good time to plant a seed, something to do with tides. Two weeks ago at the APAC conference ( thanks Jo

Gaza. Guernica. Sandymount.

51 days. It went on for 51 days. The Israeli bombardment of Gaza that started on 8th July last year, killing 2200 Palestinians, including 556 children.