Eithne Shortall: A chance encounter with an anti-immigrant rally left me furious and heartbroken
It was hard to know what was worse about the protest in Dublin city centre – the look of dread on the non-white faces watching, or the complete ordinariness of the faces shouting incendiary chants
Last Saturday, myself and a friend cycled into Dublin city centre for lunch. We tried a couple of crowded eateries before remembering the hidden gem that is the Museum of Literature Ireland (Moli) café on Stephen’s Green. It is the perfect spot for a relaxed lunch – should you ever be in the market. For two hours, we sat and discussed everything from fashion to politics to our children. We then nipped into one clothes ...