Eight stories to complicate your clichéd idea of Ireland.
“Peering in, I see that last week’s eggs are now chicks. Tiny bright-yellow beaks, mouths opening and closing silently. This is the magic.”
“She can be shy and insecure. And yet she didn’t hesitate to stare down the cameras on American television to call out one of the most powerful men in the world.”
Carmel Mc Mahon contemplates the legacy of trauma passed down through generations of Irish women.
Do you want reliable California breaks with reliable California crowds, or are you ready to take your chances in frigid Irish water where you’ll share waves with no one else?
Kathleen Drew-Baker died never having set foot in Japan, and never knowing what an impact her research would make. Plus, how to build a lazy bed, how to cook Irish blancmange, and other surprising seaweed stories.
The border of Northern Ireland was one Rachel Andrews thought she could never cross. Then it began to dissolve.
In Little Atoms, JP O’ Malley tells the story of the Irish nuns who a multi-million dollar corporation exploited to help produce its toys.