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Do you speak Dublin?

A Dyoublong childhood reminiscence. Translation, gloss and notes towards a festschrift available upon receipt of postal order for 3/6.  Limited voleskin-bound edition available for a Guinea. The day we went on the hop we met two blokes who were on … Continue reading

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The Brothers’ Lot: Free e-book One Day Only

Nothing says Advent like a free copy of the Brother’s Lot from the wonderful people at Akashic Books. Available free here til midnight tonight: http://www.akashicbooks.com/free-e-book-advent-calendar-download-the-brothers-lot-for-free-until-midnight-december-12-2016/ “A witty, brilliant, devastating expression of outrage . . . this novel is so subtly … Continue reading

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James Connolly’s New York at Cooper Union May 12, 1916

For anyone who might be interested,  I have this official bootleg of the James Connolly essay, “Let us Free Ireland!” that I had the honor of reading last night at Cooper Union, from the same stage where Connolly himself spoke … Continue reading

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Savage Kids of Dublintown at Brooklyn Public Library

Get your pre-Patrick’s Day fix of Irish litt. This Saturday March 5th, 4pm. Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plz, Brooklyn, New York 11238 Four Dublin-born writers present the recipe for a classic Irish childhood: one part poverty, one part sexual … Continue reading

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Nothing like a bit of Beckett to cut the Patrick’s Day treacle – March 14

As you might already know, I am never wholly comfortable with the tourist board clichéd paddywhackery that often attends St. Patrick’s Day.  So what better way to mark these rejoicings than a celebration of the least clichéd, least paddywhakerish Irish … Continue reading

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The Thing About Christmas is…..

As a bonus gift for readers of The Brothers’ Lot, we are proud to present this second solstice-related seasonal spin-off in which Lar Lawrence and Con Conway, still in the employ of Brannigan Brothers, discuss the spirit of the Rare … Continue reading

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Outtake from The Brothers’ Lot

Editing, rewriting: How true is the find your favorite bits and cut them maxim? Continue reading

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