Pól Ó Lorcáin
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

The Real Lepers

(Junkies returning home via Dublin's Grafton Street)

The Real Lepers

To see them enter a space, a public place,
prams and womenfolk in tow
is to see middle class Dublin mentally scatter for escape
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Ordinary language philosophy - or what I said in Copenhagen

The author speaking at the Pontoppidan Society AGM in Copenhagen

A number of Cic Saor aficionados have been in touch to ask how I got on when giving my talk in Copenhagen (see Cic Saor below - and I will now oblige them with a report back. Readers will recall that I spoke about Danish writer Henrik Pontoppidan, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Superman III.
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What I'm going to say in Copenhagen


I recently completed the translation of what is considered to be Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s most important book – Lykke Per, which in my translation is called “A Fortunate Man”.
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