Friday Book Review: Flann O’Brien’s At Swim Two Birds

If I said Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds was better than Ulysses you’d probably smirk. After all, very few have heard of Flann O’Brien outside of the UK, whereas Joyce is a literary icon. But I still prefer At Swim Two Birds. And, if you haven’t read it, you’re in for a treat. It’s hard not to […]

Why the best things in life are not things

Isn’t it nice when you see something that feels just right? I saw this sign outside Gallagher’s pub on D’olier Street last week. It’s a nice twist on the best things in life are not free. But there’s something else that works. Most of the time, not always, but mostly, we look for meaning and […]