Fintan O’Toole: Irish blood, English heart – and white skin?
- June 4, 2019, 05:00
On either side of the accession to power of Margaret Thatcher, two great songs acted as harbingers of the long, slow death of the British state. Both (...)
Double Cross review: Thomas Kilroy’s chillingly resonant take on nationalism
- November 5, 2018, 10:26
DOUBLE CROSS Peacock Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ If the first casualty of war is truth, Thomas Kilroy’s 1986 play presents two of its most skilled assassin(...)
The day Irish and Jewish joined forces against British fascists
- February 26, 2018, 11:15
The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)
West’s World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West, by Lorna Gibb
- July 6, 2013, 01:00
Rebecca West (1892-1983) was an Anglo-Irish writer of supreme talent, versatility and international achievement, but handicapped by a tragic flaw. He(...)
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