Radio review: Facing up to our own record of racism in sport
The abuse suffered by England players after the Euro 2020 final is an all-too-familiar tale for some club football players here too, listeners are told
Football is not merely a sport, it is a significant expression of a society’s cultural values, even in Ireland where the GAA, a political force as much as a sporting organisation, banned its members from playing it for 70 years.
Who can deny, for example, that the diversity of Jack Charlton’s Republic of Ireland squad in the late-1980s played a critical role in our embrace of a more plural, multicultural identity? As England lined...
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Off Message: Andrea Cleary spends some time on her own
A month-long period of solitude gives our columnist a chance to put her self-sufficiency theory to the test
The Pages: A novel approach that gets to the heart of politics and storytelling
The retelling of a man’s life through the pages of a novel written during the rise of Nazism is a clever and perceptive way of looking at how populism and displacement during the last century is now happening all over again
Restaurant review: Make Mallon’s Mayo restaurant your first port of call
Recently reopened for outdoor dining, Westport’s An Port Mór uses local produce to create simple and delicious dishes for its daily changing menu
Medicine: A new Enda Walsh play tops list of Irish Edinburgh delights
The legendary theatre and comedy festival is mostly online this year, which means new work from Irish and international companies is all there for the viewing