Farewell Peter Kay RIP

30th December, 2015 - Posted by Patrick Stack - No Comments

Today marked the final farewell to poet and friend Peter Kay who died on 23 December last at his home in Ennis. Peter was a valued member of The Poetry Collective, the Airfield Writers’ group and many other organisations too numerous to mention. His life was celebrated in a Baha’i service at St. Columba’s Church […] Read More

First listen to Pink Floyd’s The Endless River

26th December, 2014 - Posted by Patrick Stack - No Comments

It’s St. Stephen’s Day (26 December) 2014 and I’m replete with turkey, ham, stuffing, roast potatoes, and all the rest that comes with the annual mid-Winter feast, all cooked by myself I may add, so much so that I cannot face another plate of cooked food, or watch another film on TV. Furthermore I’ve run […] Read More

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 PartingĀ  as follows: Only Through Transgression Socialising Melissa Iconoclast Unholy Ireland Oh […] Read More

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