Rebecca Meehan in Paris

Although some of my friends and family thought I was mad going travelling alone, I questioned my sanity only once. I’d been away for two months and(...)

Temple Bar

This year, I will celebrate my 20th year as an adoptive Dubliner. In that time, apart from a brief fling I had with Paris, we have barely been apart. (...)

The former Grand Hotel Corneille (now apartments) in Paris (right) and ajoining bookshop.   Carl Clancy stayed at the hotel in 1912/13; as did, at other  times,  James Joyce, JM Synge and WB Yeats. Photogaph: Peter Murtagh

When Carl Clancy and Walter Storey breezed into Paris in late November 1912, during all the time th(...)