The Auld Triangle – Luke Kelly And The Dubliners

This song, written by Dicky Shannon for the playwright and revolutionary, Brendan Behan, reflects on the experiences of a prisoner who yearns for freedom. It was first performed in 1954 for the opening of Behan’s play, The Quare Fellow. It has been covered by many artists over the years and is heavily referenced in Stephen […]

The Blade Artist

Book Review The Blade Artist   by Irvine Welsh Begbie’s back! Fans of Trainspotting will be all too familiar with the psychopathic Scotsman who starred in both book and movie of the same name. The Blade Artist is Franco Begbie’s story. James Francis Begbie has moved from Edinburgh to California, where he has reinvented himself […]