Month: August 2016


I was in Leighlinbridge last Saturday week to deliver a talk as part of the annual Carlow Garden Trail. The festival takes place around this time every year and consists of a series of lectures, talks and workshops at various venues throughout the county. My presentation, which concerned the origin and evolution of my Bloom… Read more »

The Land

What is at the heart of our relationship with land, with the land? Indeed, we could extend that out to include property in general. Could it be that we are more strongly informed by our tragic history on this than we think? Somewhere deep in the murky recesses of the Irish psyche is the remembrance… Read more »