Bhí lá iontach ag pobal Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh inniu agus DEAR. 

Seo liosta léitheoireachta fíor shuimiúil ón Roinn Bhéarla. 

Chun cur leis an bhfeachtas seo agus chun a chinntiú go bhfuil rud éigin le léamh ag gach duine le linn T6 inniu, tá liosta thíos de naisc go dtí ailt agus gearrscéalta atá curtha le chéile ag na múinteoirí Béarla le déanaí, tá súil againn go bhfuil rud éigin spéisiúil ann do chách. 
Possibly, currently Limerick’s most renowned author, Kevin Barry, reminisces on his time spent living in Cork and reflects on the characteristics of the city in his own unique style:

An insightful interview from the Irish Times with Limerick’s rising hip hop group, Rusangano Family: 

A great selection of classic short stories from some of the most notable authors of the past is available here:

An interesting piece on Shakespeare’s references to Ireland in his writing, and the history involved:

There are lots of other contributions on Shakespeare to mark 400 years since his death, along with all kinds of articles on film, music, art. and all aspects of culture here:

Similarly, lots of pieces on the legacy of Prince, and interesting analysis of the latest in film, TV, music etc here:

Bill Bailey’s take on comedy:

What films, such as The Godfather and Groundhog Day, can teach us about how the mind works:

John Hume’s single transferable speech (this man won the title of ‘Ireland’s Hero’ as voted by the Irish public a few years ago. He worked on the Northern Ireland’s Peace Process)

via The Irish Times

A mini rebellion at the GPO: ‘Don’t laugh. You’re being shot at’

via The Irish Times

Polar opposite: The Irishman who spent 18 months living in Antarctica

via The Irish Times

Broadside: Game of Thrones is not all swords and misogyny – here be feminism too

via The Irish Times

One of the only things I miss about Ireland is the food

via The Irish Times

Gabriel Byrne: ‘There’s a difference between a great star and a great actor’

via The Irish Times

Homeless Hotel, a short story by Louise Phillips

via The Irish Times

Una Mullally: Farewell my wacky purple Prince (Arts Journalist, who teaches writing to budding journalism students, writes about the death of music icon, ‘Prince’)

via The Irish Times

Unthinkable: Are public manners in a state of decline?

via The Irish Times

Comment: The Gaeltacht must be broken and remade to save Irish

via The Irish Times

New project to gather evidence on concussion issue (the issue of banning contact sports in schools because of the risk of head injuries)

via The Irish Times

‘Rumours of mischief brewing’: Fascinating documents give insight into British response to Rising

Hundreds of documents are being released to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising.

12 days in hospital: ‘Then the Coppers crowds came. The wailing made my head swim’

Emer McGinnity writes about a recent stay in hospital, and the people she met there.

‘Two weeks ago my dad married me to a 70-year-old man who already has five wives’

In Burkina Faso, children as young as nine are being forced into marriage.
30 years on: The impact of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (30th anniversary falls this week)

Three decades on from the disaster, we take a look at the effect it had on Ireland – and how we’re facing a much greater threat to our health already.

Le dea-ghuí, 

An Roinn Béarla