A glass of lemonade and a packet of crisps

A warning ; what follows is best described as a brain dump, an attempt to get some thoughts down on paper and to see where it leads... One of my first challenges in the study of Irish writing is to determine what is Irishness or Irish culture?  How is it, or indeed, can it be … Continue reading A glass of lemonade and a packet of crisps


Welcome. My name is Epr James and last year I graduated from University College Cork having completed a  Bachelor of arts degree in English and Politics. I now embark on a taught Masters degree in English, focusing on Irish writing and Film: Theories and Traditions. This notebook aims to act as a record of the … Continue reading Digging