The Darkest Midnight

Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in Christmas, Music Therapy, Poetry, Prayer

As carols singers across the country sing out for Christmas, it’s nice to remember some of the traditional Irish songs. Hers is “The Darkest Midnight’ sung by Noirin ni Riain’s celebrating the birth of Jesus.

The Wild Swans at Coole

Posted on 03. Nov, 2016 in Ecology, Poetry

Autumn is a time of change and endings – a movement from the bright lights of summer to the darker days of winter – bringing with it colour and magnificent light. The “Wild Swans at Coole” is a lyrical poem by WB Yeats looking at a changing world where autumn brings out a melancholic reflection […]

Seamus Heaney Poet And Friend

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 in Poetry

Pat Coyle talks with longtime friend of the late Seamus Heaney, Jesuit Priest Fr. Brendan Duddy about their most memorable and shared moments together. In this first of a 2 part series, Pat Coyle speaks with Fr. Brendan Duddy SJ about the life and times of Seamus Heaney a close friend going back to their […]


Posted on 21. Sep, 2005 in Faith and Justice, Poetry

Peter de Rosa recites a poem he calls ‘Pieta’.

Reflections: I Sing the Maiden

Posted on 22. Jun, 2005 in Poetry

Reflection by Peter de Rosa.