Paint Me a Picture: Leeann Hamilton: A Billion Pens and Pencils

Thanks as always to Oisin McGann for this month’s interview! A comic creator on the Irish indie scene, with a Manga-influenced illustration style characterised by flowing lines and movement, Leeann Hamilton also works as a graphic artist on computer games. She studied at the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College and is a graduate […]

Chair’s Desk in Dublin

Seasonal greetings to you all, wherever you are this wintertime. I recently attended the Dublin 2019 volunteer meet and had some lunchtime meetings with committee members. It was so nice to see fans coming together this far out from the convention, all with a common purpose. I also spent time this week walking around Dublin […]

Irish Fiction Fridays: Horslips: Dearg Doom

Happy Irish Fiction Friday! This week we feature a musical interlude. This version of Dearg Doom is sung by The Horslips in 1974 on The Old Grey Whistle Test. It is from the album The Táin (1973), based on the mythological cycle. The annotated lyrics are here. The Horslips originated in Dublin and are widely […]