Arguably By Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Books, €21.40
By the time I’d finished watching The Secret Millionaire (RTE One), I was gripped by the sort of mixed feelings that are usually experienced when tearing up a betting slip after you have put money on your least favourite team to win a crucial match.
Sean Gallagher is categorically not running for the natural party of government in the presidential election.
On Monday night in the small Co Antrim village of Harryville, near Ballymena, the Glorious Twelfth came early for an unfortunate Slovakian family when their house was set ablaze, forcing them to jump out of an upper window to stay alive.
Before The Wire became the most lauded cult television show of the era, before the Nick Hornbys and Zadie Smiths of this world staged a cultural land-grab on it, before its leading man Dominic West married into a family of Irish aristocrats, its crea