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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

Flight of the Earls film feted abroad and ignored by Ireland's “Litterati”

Paul Larkin winner of “Best International Director of a Documentary – for The Flight of the Earls/Imeacht na nIarlaí” at the New York Film Festival

First of all dear comrades, readers, fellow bloggists, secret admirers and secret spies, I should probably apologise for not having blogged on “Cic Saor” for a while given all that has happened recently - the election of a Gael - Brian Cowen - as our Taoiseach (cúis ceiliúrtha – a cause for celebration), the almost laughable attempt by Bush and his acolytes to isolate Hezbollah in the Levant (which will merely strengthen Hezbolla), and then the closure of the Gaoth Dobhair post office. Artist, architect and philosopher Brian Anson is particularly upset about this latter development and he will hopefully tell us why on this blogsite before too long. Léigh an t-alt uilig - Read Full Article....

More Aphorisms

Don't Look Back?

"The first thing a good runner does is look over his shoulder"

Ireland of the Comedians

"In Ireland, the Gas Man is not just a guy who fixes your utility. He is also a comedian."

The Zoo - Don't Go There

"It's not the animals in the zoo that worry me; it's those strange bipeds who frequent such places in all their barbed ferocity."


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