The Other Cheek? by John Keane; Ulster Museum collection

The bronze woman has been flung on to her back by the force of the explosion: legs splayed, arms contorted, face obscured. Frozen in the eterna(...)

Author Susan Stairs: ‘For debut authors, there’s a natural instinct to look back’

In the middle of a conversation with Susan Stairs, in a Dublin hotel full of tourists, we talk about that most divisive of writerly topics: the creati(...)