Looking to see if the joy of Christmas din-dins could be recreated without the sacrifice of some foul, Caomhan Keane invited his friends around for a slap-up Christmas meal, where nothing would be killed for their enjoyment
Sun, 22 Dec, 2019
As landlords’ enclosures of villages and commonages during England’s industrial revolution drove landless countrymen into the maws of the poet William Blake’s “dark Satanic mills”, a romantic nostalgia for the countryside began to grow.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Unforeseen social events, such as the global economic crisis of 2008, the election of Donald Trump in the US, Brexit in the UK, and fake news have undermined our faith in what is true, but some opinions are better-informed than others, writes
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
THE bumbling Mr Bumble in Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist declared the law to be an ‘ass’. He wasn’t, of course, reflecting on Ireland’s inheritance laws but the comment is prescient in light of the fact that wife-killer Eamonn Lillis emerges from prison today a wealthy man.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015