An open letter to Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer

29th July, 2014 - Posted by patrick - No Comments

The following is the text of the letter Paul L. Saalbach sent to the Guardian newspaper – it wasn’t printed by that newspaper. So I offered Paul to post it on my blog. Here it is in its entirety.   On Monday evening, Ron Dermer (Israeli ambassador to the U.S.) made a speech in which […] Read More

Moodle as an adjunct to adult learning

3rd April, 2014 - Posted by patrick - 1 Comment

I have been using the Moodle e-Learning platform for the past several years in my role as Adult Education tutor at West Clare VTOS where I teach FETAC Level 5 e-Business Studies and Web Authoring modules. To begin with I used it as an adjunct only as it was an experiment on my part. So […] Read More

Last Saturday night’s reading

24th February, 2014 - Posted by patrick - No Comments

As always it was an enjoyable gig by Eamonn Dowd and The Racketeers in Tom Steele’s Pub, Ennis last Saturday night. The gig was opened by Clarence Winter on guitar singing his own compositions. I then read seven poems from my collection The Parting  as follows: Only Through Transgression Socialising Melissa Iconoclast Unholy Ireland Oh […] Read More

The Racketeers in Ennis

20th February, 2014 - Posted by patrick - No Comments

Eamonn Dowd and The Racketeers are playing in Tom Steele’s pub in Ennis this coming Saturday 22 February 2014. I’m very happy to have been asked by Eamonn to read a few poems before the gig starts. Read More

February reading

18th February, 2014 - Posted by patrick - No Comments

The February reading of 3-Leggèd Stool Poets was held in the Studio Theatre in glór on Saturday 15 February last from 3.30pm. The format on this occasion strayed from the usual one in that Arthur Watson and Patrick Stack read a selection of their love poems interweaving them as they went along. This was followed […] Read More

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