Tag: Ireland

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August 9, 2016

Essential celebrations of the strength and beauty that surround us, from new life and community to the poetry of words and images.

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August 2, 2016

A dispatch from across the pond on frank and generous response to difficult questions, and hovering in a magical, suspended moment.

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May 2, 2016

Beloved Irish poet John O’Donohue on beauty’s true grit, and finding it in the transformational edges of our daily lives.

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May 10, 2013

In Ireland, former Catholics are rediscovering their religious beliefs and Irish heritage in pre-Christian spirituality. Shweta Saraswat and Tricia Tongco’s story on the reemerging presence of Pagan spirituality in Dublin.

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June 27, 2012

A story of a young woman who put down her digital ways and learned to slow down while living in a special community in Ireland.

Police officers carry the coffin containing the remains of their colleague Police Constable Ronan Kerr to the church of the Immaculate Conception, in Beragh, Northern Ireland, on April 6, 2011. The funeral of a Northern Ireland policeman killed by a bomb planted by suspected dissidents took place on Wednesday with a remarkable show of cross-community unity. The First Minister of the British-controlled province, the Protestant Peter Robinson, broke with decades of tradition to attend his first ever Catholic mass as Constable Ronan Kerr was laid to rest. (photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images)
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April 11, 2011

How would Jesus speak to the bombers who killed Ronan Kerr? A reflection on how ordinary people wish to live a peaceful life.

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November 27, 2010

“It’s strange to be here,” John O’Donohue wrote, referring to life. “The mystery never leaves you.” And creating this show…

Padraig O Tuama with ashes on his forehead celebrating Ash Wednesday.
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February 19, 2010

Reflections from Belfast on the opportunity of Ash Wednesday: “Lent is less for giving up, and more for making space.”

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August 15, 2009

I am back in the office after the first real extended period of rest I’ve had since we started producing…

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February 25, 2008

One of the exciting aspects of my job as a producer is the opportunities our web site opens up for…

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February 22, 2008

One thing we know about our fan base — they (you?) love words, especially poesy. The response to Tess Gallagher’s…

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February 18, 2008

Iarla Ó Lionáird – Bog Braon don tSeanduine – Geantraí 2007 In production on next week’s homage to the late…