There is another man in my life………….

I am coming clean, there is another man in my life. I just cannot avoid him, no matter what strategies I employ he is ever present. So I have decided instead of trying to avoid him, I am going to create a space for him in my life. So who is this man? It is … Continue reading There is another man in my life………….

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Was John Ford’s ‘The Quiet Man’ the ‘Riverdance’ of the 1950s?

Two pieces of Irish cultural output, both on screen, resonate deeply, not only with Irish people but across the globe in an unprecedented manner. The first occurs in 1952 with the release of John Ford's The Quiet Man and the second in 1994 at the Eurovision song contest, when the interval act  Riverdance causes a … Continue reading Was John Ford’s ‘The Quiet Man’ the ‘Riverdance’ of the 1950s?