“I grew up in a Dublin suburb and now I live in another one. This isn’t the world of the bustling city – the urban centre. And it isn’t the romanticism of the Irish countryside.”
Issue 84: By Karen Harte
“This 50-foot woman loves Dublin city and wants it to stop being destroyed by capitalist greed and allow its culture, arts and community to flourish.”
Issue 83: By Marina Marinina
Moving from one temporary rental to another can seem like you are living in a ghost house, ready to disappear at any moment.
Issue 82: Nadia Cardoso
“Gardening and growing your own food will connect you with nature, you will start to appreciate Irish rain, you will curse the late frosts of May and you will worship every minute of sun.”
Issue 81: By Dermot Lynskey
Dublin’s gulls have opted to move inland – away from their primitive seafaring past. Now the question is, how much further will they move?
Issue 80: By Katherine Foyle
This month’s cover pays homage to the rush and chaos of roller derby, a hobby that has it all, says our illustrator. “Speed, lots of supportive queer folks, enough bruises to let you know you’re alive, and punny nicknames for days.”
Issue 79: By Kate Escolin
“I wanted this cover illustration to showcase how creating comics can provide a lot of comfort and is a great way to process your emotions.”
Issue 78: By Emily Thomas
This month’s cover illustration was inspired by the crazy footpath parking that’s common all over the city.
Issue 77: By Pablo Marín García
“The strong Irish sunlight, the cloudy backdrop and the jacket worn by one of the boaters summarise how I think summers are in this city.”
Issue 76: By Joy Richu
I loved working on this illustration because it explores the universal experience of feeling afraid while being alone in public. As a female myself, I could empathise with the uncertainty that a woman would feel walking home late at night due to inadequate night bus service in Dublin, which was the topic of this illustration. […]