Setting Archive : Dublin
(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)
Ross O’Carroll-Kelly started life in The Sunday Times and currently stars in The Irish Times, he is a fictional wealthy […]
Posted on 23 January 2014 | By Fence
The unnamed central character of this short story finds himself suddenly craving blood. He can’t understand it, he is a normal person, a normal man, why on earth is this happening to him. He tries to rationalise it, maybe he has an iron deficiency? Or maybe it is a totally misdirected sex-drive? And yet, he continues to find himself being drawn towards blood. Bloody raw steaks, the next-door neighbour’s chickens…
Posted on 22 May 2011 | By Fence | 4 responses
From the new glass bridge which spanned the inscrutable waters of the Grand Canal, the tram purred downhill and glided gently into the heart of the city.
It was the opening of this book that persuaded me to buy it. The way Ní Duibhne pokes fun at that certain class of Dublin people. It made me smile, but because I knew that there really are people who think that way. Or at least there used to be, now with the demise of the Celtic Tiger maybe there are less of them than there once were.
Posted on 22 February 2009 | By Fence | 4 responses
ISBN: 0571218016 See also: Three Monkey’s Interview ; Dublin’s One Book One City ; He was born in the dying […]
Posted on 19 July 2007 | By Fence
A busker and a Bis Issue seller meet on the streets of Dublin. He also repairs hoovers, which is handy, […]
Posted on 17 April 2007 | By Fence | 11 responses
A great film. Found it really funny, and despite the fact that it is a very Irish film there is […]