The first edition of the Atlas of the Irish rural landscape (1997) was immediately hailed as a classic. For its time it was a ground-breaking publication, featuring a previously unsurpassed […]

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Bookworm’s eye was caught recently by a stunningly beautiful book—Rural Ireland: the inside story, edited by Vera Kreilkamp (University of Chicago Press, $45, 204pp, ISBN 9781892850188). It is based on […]

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The Little Museum of Dublin is a brave and imaginative response to the lack of a museum dedicated to the capital’s history. It has a good start thanks to a […]

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Green is the colour was a four-part history of association football—‘soccer’ in Ireland—launched in conjunction with a book of the same name co-authored by veteran sports journalist Peter Byrne (Green […]

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Earlier in the summer the newly refurbished Smock Alley Theatre celebrated its reopening with a lively performance of Oliver Goldsmith’s She stoops to conquer, directed by Kristian Marken, the artistic […]

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