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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The End of an Order

The end of containment, the expansion of NATO and the new threat

Peeing in the Pool

The territory from the Jordan to the sea is already a single binational state.

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

Getting Even

A personal history of the new Irish feminism of the 1970s

Making Israel Unreal

Opinion: The faulty thinking of the boycott and divestment campaign

Killing Bad Guys

Lara Marlowe’s memoir of her years with Robert Fisk in love and war

Cometh the Day

The case for the union, and the case for respecting law and democracy

The Smartest Boy

The moral failings and deep hypocrisy of an unusually able Taoiseach

Sweating the Asset

The rise of private monopolies in the wake of the Thatcher ‘revolution’