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Belfast, a review

Belfast, a review

The film is at its best when we follow young Buddy as he navigates the grown-up world. Through his experiences we glimpse the apparent contradictions in adult life that is intent on perpetuating difference. Your religion can be identified by the name you go by, but not always Continue reading

The Ordinary and Extraordinary Hidden Lives of Women

A Book Review by Frances Devlin-Glass Doireann Ní Ghríofa: A Ghost in the Throat, Tramp Press, Dublin and Glasgow, 2021. ISBN: 10 1916434274 RRP: $29.75 A Ghost in the Throat is an achingly moving and genre-bending work. Its many parts incorporate autobiography, historical fiction, translation and literary reclamation, as well as a detective-style ‘who-was-she?’ And it also writes a … Continue reading

From the Papers

From the Papers

Wealth in Dublin It used to be the luxurious Berkeley Court hotel on Lansdowne Road in Ballsbridge. It was knocked down in 2018 and converted to luxury apartments. The three-bedroom penthouse apartment was sold in December for €6.5 million, believed to be highest price ever paid for such property in Ireland. Irish Stamps It is … Continue reading