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 147, September 2022

Greed or Good?

Business and politics: two views on how they should interact

Writers United

The pros and cons of bringing writers together in a corporate body

Full Throttle

Dark but exhilarating stories of surreal events and parallel universes

For Your Discomfort

Lullabies, but not the kind you’d want to sing to your baby

A Model for Everything

Maths, microeconomics and ‘losing sight of the bigger picture’

The Irish Reach

The influence of Gaels and Gaelic tradition on Old English poetry

Against the Tide

George Berkeley interprets the mysterious language of God

Flowers of Orwell

Putting economic and social justice at the heart of the ecological project

The Keening Waves

Lady Gregory’s legends of ancient Celtic gods and fighting men

Hearts and Minds

The stubborn obstacles that stand in the way of a unitary state in Ireland