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.

Issue 136, September 2021

Finding a Space

Women and writing in Ireland’s breakthrough feminist ‘second wave’

Wrongfooted by History

An up-close look at Northern Ireland’s Protestant community

Rounding up the Strays

A new collection of the work of a doyenne of the literary review

One More to Go 

Ireland’s civil war and its impact on the patterns of 20th century politics

A Poet’s Dublin

A little blousy and rough around the edges but still a city of great beauty