I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

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Issue 134, June 2021

Running out of Road

Protestant population decline and the political short-sightedness of unionism

Against Mystique

National character: English decorum versus dreamy Celtic fecklessness

Witness to Revival

Mary Colum’s memoir of Ireland, literary revival and modernism

Beyond A Joke

A Tale Told by an Idiot: Jordan Peterson’s daring fictional gambit

The Authentic Voice

An examination of Italian cinematic neorealism and its artistic antecedents

See Here

The great photographers caught through the lens of a playful semantics

Comings and Goings

The ‘isolated and outlandish’ domain of the doomed Big House gentry

Guinness and Chips

A diary of English high society that is high on snobbery but low on insight

Who’s for a U-turn?

Why unionists might be better off thinking, and doing, the unthinkable

The Inflection Point

Literacy in religious thinking may be necessary to tackle the world crisis