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 142, March 2022

One Weird Guy

Peter Thiel and the tech giants’ pursuit of political power

The Bouncing Czech

The outrageous life and strange death of publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell

Let the Music Speak

Traditional fiddler Martin Hayes’s journey to musical self-expression

This Is Who He Is

The West has no reason whatever to be surprised by Putin’s invasion

In the Dirt Lay Justice

Derry’s Bloody Sunday and the long fight for justice and accountability