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From magic and dreamscapes to the desperate plight of the poor – No poet captured 19th century Ireland quite like William Allingham

He is best known for writing The Faeries but William Allingham’s influence was far-reaching and can still be felt today. The Allingham name is synonymous with the Donegal town of Ballyshannon and is celebrated for good reason. William Allingham was … Continue reading

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It seems my Terry Pratchett collection is complete

Normally when I hear the words: ‘you have to read this, it’s hilarious’ I make a mental note to avoid whatever ‘this’ is like the plague. And so, naively, it was with Terry Pratchett for a while at least. But … Continue reading

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