The Irish writer Brendan Behan spent some time as a young man working as a lighthouse painter. He wasn’t very good at it.
I was in Belfast and Derry last year on holiday, and while I was there read Kevin Myers’ fairly recent … More
I’ve been listening to Christy Moore’s song Missing You (written by Jimmy McCarthy) and realise that it is – in … More
I’m going to the north of Ireland on holiday quite soon, so I’m tuned in to stories about Irishness at … More