‘Music not mourning,’ is my warning!

  Some of my Twitter followers have taken issue with my sounding a warning on The Nolan Show this morning, about the dangers of young people getting swept along with the euphoria of the MTV EMAs events taking place in Belfast this weekend. The organisers along with the institutions here have worked hard at affording…

Poem of the day – Bogland by Seamus Heaney

Bogland for T.P.Flanagan We have no prairies To slice a big sun at evening – Everywhere the eye concedes to Encroaching horizon Is wooed into the cyclops’ eye Of a tarn. Our unfenced country Is bog that keeps crusting Between the sights of the sun. They’ve taken the skelton Of the Great Irish Elk Out…