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 149, November 2022

Death in the Valley

Poems of flight, new beginnings, sad partings and rich harvests

Rumpled Giant

The greatest 20th century poet writing in English along with WB Yeats

The Grapes of Mirth

The traditions and development of a very special Spanish wine

Their Story

Nine families of sister siblings who were influential in Irish history

A Surrealist’s Journey

The life and myriad achievements of scientist and artist Desmond Morris

Roots Music

Poems leading from the forest to the book, and the roots of book in forest

The Best Intentions

A British soldier and administrator in 18thc America, India and Ireland

Inventing the Republic?

Irish writers and their attitudes to the events of the revolutionary period

Light and Shade

A new collection of critical essays from the Co Wexford novelist Colm Tóibín

The Good Fight

American foreign correspondents at large in an age of optimism