Where did all the small things go? Contemporary street lamps are plain, the little cast-iron shamrocks and curlicues adorning their older relat(...)

‘Apart from the novelty factor, the new Lumper’s marketers seem to be depending on its cross-community appeal.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

It felt all wrong, to be honest. But earlier this week, I paid a visit to the up-market food department of Marks & Spencer in Dublin’s Graf(...)