Reviews



Film Review — In the Fade

Following the conclusion earlier this week of the five-year-long National Socialist Underground (NSU ...

Published 13 July 2018

Weekend Reviews — No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned, director Alex Gibney's ground-breaking documentary on the 1994 Loughinisland mass ...

Published 17 November 2017

Weekend Books — Crossing the Threshold: The Story of the Marriage Equality Movement

Crossing the Threshold tells the inside story of the marriage equality movement by way of a compilat ...

Published 10 November 2017

Weekend Reviews — Detroit

Fifty years on from the riots that rocked Detroit in 1967, director Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker ...

Published 8 September 2017

Weekend Books — The Tartan Turban

Tartan is back in In The Tartan Turban John Keay seeks to rehabilitate the reputation of 19th centu ...

Published 1 September 2017

Weekend Books – Lindell's List

The title of this book refers to an incident in April 1945. In response to the denial by SS Guards t ...

Published 21 April 2017

Weekend Books — Classic text blighted by Chinese whispers

The Ruler's Guide by Chinghua Tang In 626CE Li Shimin murdered his brothers and forced his father t ...

Published 7 April 2017

Weekend Books – Europe's last frontier

Border by Kapka Kassabova This is a magical book and one of the very, very few to open up the wild ...

Published 17 February 2017

Weekend Books — Second-Hand Time

Anyone who wants to understand modern Russia and the collective sense of humiliation felt by the Rus ...

Published 3 February 2017

Weekend Books — Ike's Irish Lover

Barrister Kieron Wood has turned what might have been a footnote of history into a highly readable a ...

Published 13 January 2017

Review: Striking Out (RTÉ One)

Striking Out, Ireland's first home-grown legal TV drama in years, premiered on RTÉ One on Sunday ...

Published 6 January 2017

Weekend Books — The Supreme Court

Ruadhán Mac Cormaic’s book reads with such ease that you tend to forget that you’re reading an ...

Published 23 December 2016

Weekend Books — Irish Politics in Postcards

Declan Martin’s Irish Politics in Postcards is both a fantastic read, and an invaluable resource f ...

Published 2 December 2016

Weekend Books – Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

“I was five years old when I learned that my grandmother lived behind a curtain.” The line that ...

Published 18 November 2016

Weekend Books — East West Street

Kapil Summan was greatly impressed by East West Street and spoke to the author about current threats ...

Published 11 November 2016