“A young, gay, female journalist… was killed in an act of terror, one year ago. Today the Covid-19 virus, a global pandemic which does not recognise borders or religion… is a powerful reminder of the suffering we all experience in this world.”
Kollwitz’s artwork on display in Dublin focuses on war and, in particular, the grief felt after the death and destruction caused by it.
If St. Patrick’s Day is about celebrating Irish culture, and Irish culture is drinking, then we are doing a pretty good job. Saint Patrick, however, may be turning in his grave.
Keren Shalev didn’t feel a meaningful connection to Ireland before she went, but once she got there she felt completely immersed with her surroundings immediately.
Meeting Noel McCormack on his own pub turf – Noel’s Ballroom – is an experience a lot of Leipzigers talk about.