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Both Sides, Now

What do you hope to be like when you’re my age? I want to be a construction worker because I always play that with Anton. We are both construction workers. W...
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After the Storm

They are coming tonight, the men without names, and we can do nothing but bolt the iron door to our apartment and wait. ‘They will choose the thirtieth floor th...
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Save The Night

“Any gaffs going?” is a refrain often echoed around the streets of Dublin’s city centre at four a.m on any given Saturday. The clubs, pubs and bars have dischar...
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The Thrift of Daylight

Guest Illustrator: Cesca Saunders – Daylight Saving – or Summer Time – was introduced in Great Britain and Ireland on 21 May 1916. The Irish daily newspapers ...
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Daydream Believer

In 2009 RTE produced a documentary about Seamus Heaney called Out of the Marvellous, an intimate portrait of one of Ireland’s greatest artists and finest men. I...
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Where Peace is But a Dream

Shona Murray and Dearbhla Glynn are many things: They are war correspondents, they are women, they are storytellers and they are realists. Yet, despite the hard...