Inteachán – Book Three: Operation Turnback 3: 9 ‘Sliabh Thigh Bródáin’

Tibradden forest. Inteachán trod lightly on the midnight soil. Pine. Larch. Spruce. Oak. Beech. Heading upwards as the slope gradually leads. Granite boulders shine like teeth in the grin of the shadows. ‘Sliabh Thigh Bródáin,’ Mac had said the next morning. ‘The mountain of the house of Bródáin.’ ‘Where’s that?’ asked Inteachán. ‘Sliabh Thigh Bródáin […]

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Inteachán – Book Three: Operation Turnback 3: 8 ‘as necessary and required’

It was announced the next morning that Crowley-Baird Inc. had extended a ‘significant’ loan to the government for ‘the administration of logistical support and other measures as necessary and required.’ Later that day the Taoiseach addressed the nation live on television. ‘Extraordinary times,’ he intoned, ‘will always require extraordinary measures not to mention extraordinary generosity.’ […]

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The Eleventh Film – Horror/Science Fiction Flash Fiction Series

The Eleventh Film VII Ministers rushed to anoint these visitors with a sacred hue. Channelling their embrace for global purposes. The world’s biggest stadia were filled with their expectant flock, desperate for an embrocation. The angels moved among like the wary wolves they were. Dismantling. Rupturing. Destroying. It’s too easy to say that this should […]

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The Eleventh Film

Auguste and Louis Lumière organized the first public film screening on December 28th 1895 at the Salon Indien du Grand Café in Paris. Eleven short films were on the bill that night. Only ten films were listed. Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory The Sprinkler Sprinkled The Disembarkment of the Congress of Photographers in Lyon Horse […]

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