Oliver Callan

Oliver Callan

Oliver Callan does California

Oliver Callan does California

Callan witnesses the good and the bad on a road trip along the Californian coast

Beyond satire: Political essay by Oliver Callan

Beyond satire: Political essay by Oliver Callan

Figures of fun have started writing the parody themselves

Oliver Callan: An Italian worthy of the Clare shout

Oliver Callan: An Italian worthy of the Clare shout

The warm bustle inside is a defiant show of colour against the stark bleakness of our windswept evening

Oliver Callan: A century on, we still can’t rule ourselves

Oliver Callan: A century on, we still can’t rule ourselves

We can’t bury Ireland’s present mediocrity in an avalanche of guff

Publish and be damned

Publish and be damned

Oliver Callan The world’s media missed an opportunity to stand together and republish offending cartoons

Inside Story: Fright night

Inside Story: Fright night

Shaking up grown adults mightn't seem like a great way to shake them down for cash, but a few have made it their gory business writes Oliver Callan.

Tears of a clown

Tears of a clown

Robin Williams's sad death last week reminded us yet again that stellar success in the performing arts is no guarantee of inner peace.

Navigating La Rochelle

Navigating La Rochelle

At first glance, it's hard to tell if La Rochelle is a sleepy French village or a cosmopolitan city.