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[W]e merge our myths with our facts according to our feelings, we tell ourselves our own story. And no matter what we are told, we choose what we believe. All ‘truths’ are only our truths, because we bring to the ‘facts’ our feelings, our experiences, our wishes. Thus, storytelling–from wherever it comes–forms a layer in the foundation of the world; and glinting in it we see the trace elements of every tribe on earth.

Frank Delaney

Welcome to RTÉ Storyland

Welcome to RTÉ Storyland

BBC NEWS | UK | Northern Ireland | ‘Real IRA was behind army attack’

BBC NEWS | UK | Northern Ireland | ‘Real IRA was behind army attack’

Song of the mo: Jinx Lennon & Paula Flynn – The Triffid Lamps Of Bellingham

Song of the mo: Jinx Lennon & Paula Flynn – The Triffid Lamps Of Bellingham

Recent interview with Patrick McCabe

Recent interview with Patrick McCabe

Just being in an urban environment, they have found, impairs our basic mental processes. After spending a few minutes on a crowded city street, the brain is less able to hold things in memory, and suffers from reduced self-control. While it’s long been recognized that city life is exhausting – that’s why Picasso left Paris – this new research suggests that cities actually dull our thinking, sometimes dramatically so.

How the city hurts your brain – Boston.com

I KNEW IT. Take me back to the Irish countryside, please, where I felt better than I ever had before (I mean that); even small-town Ohio is too much for me anymore…