Purple Mountains: Purple Mountains review – The remarkable return of David Berman
- July 11, 2019, 05:00
He is hailed by some as one of the finest and most underrated songwriters of his generation, so David Berman’s sudden retirement from music in 2009 ca(...)
‘Time Tries All Things’: magical physics and the nature of chronology
- Visual Art
- February 16, 2019, 05:00
In the basement of a former plumbing supplies store, down the road from King’s Cross station in London, two eminent physicists are discussing the natu(...)
Unthinkable: Should we give up on utopian politics?
- May 31, 2016, 06:00
Every generation flirts with utopian ideals. A hundred years ago, we had Patrick Pearse’s nationalistic vision of a self-sustaining Ireland born of b(...)
Does Ireland’s ‘greatest’ philosopher stand the test of time?
- April 4, 2014, 01:00
George Berkeley occupies a place in philosophy above perhaps any other Irish thinker. But the former bishop of Cloyne and Trinity College Dublin al(...)