“I don’t know, it’s to feel like you’re in a fantasy world of what Dublin used to be,” says Eddie Kenrick, on why he makes it.
“Stray Magazine” Aims to Inject a Sense of Hope into Dublin’s Arts Scene
“We don’t want to be ‘Dublin is shit, everything is bad and hard,’” says co-founder Aiesha Wong.
Magazine “Ireland’s Big Issue” Goes Digital to Survive, Leaving Homeless Street Vendors Nothing to Sell
Former vendor Rosemary Fearsaor-Hughes says that, since the magazine no longer supports vendors, she finds its pleas for donations confusing.
Seeing Non-Fiction as Left Behind, the Journal “Tolka” Seeks to Elevate It
“So much fiction is made up of these neatly tied-up, often moralistic stories, but good non-fiction begins with no set agenda,” says co-editor Seán Hayes.
A Handmade Zine Riffs, for Years, on Themes of Belonging
“People always ask us what’s the theme and I always say the same as last time – the internal struggle to fit in,” says Saul Philbin Bowman.
Some Find Comfort in the Magazine Aisles
There is something of a ritual most mornings in the magazine section of Eason on O’Connell Street.
A Dublin Magazine Aims to Capture a Deeper Football Culture
Kie and James Carew’s Póg Mo Goal focuses less on analysis and goals, and more on social, political, and historical currents.
Gorse No. 6: The Cardboard Carrier, Reviewed
The latest issue of this Dublin literary journal is “an honest, raw and genuine exploration of act of writing”, says author Elske Rahill.