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.

Donal Moloney

When Beauty Lands

The giddy promise and remarkable elegance of tennis genius Roger Federer

A Stay of Time

A tale of quest full of gritty realism, related in Sara Baume’s electric prose

Making Israel Unreal

Opinion: The faulty thinking of the boycott and divestment campaign

The Integrity of the Past

A US library association has removed a classic children’s author’s name from a prestigious award. The move derives from an ideology that rejects the essential otherness of the past, instead demanding compliance and the burial of ‘outdated attitudes’ so deeply we will never know they existed.