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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 …


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 …

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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.