• 0 Items - $0.00
    • No products in the cart.


Vol. 1 No. 1: Belfast in Europe

  • Tom Paulin on Belfast and its vernaculars
  • An Irish epilogue by Helen Lewis
  • George Watson’s countries of the mind
  • An extract from W. G. Sebald
  • Wendell Berry’s thoughts in the presence of fear
  • Chris Agee on the Good Friday Agreement
  • One of Hubert Butler’s uncollected essays
  • Translations from the Arabic
  • A parable for the New Europe
  • New poetry and prose by Seamus Heaney, Harry Clifton, Deirdre Madden, John Gray, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Daniel Tobin, Samuel Menashe, Neal Ascherson, Tim Robinson, Medbh McGuckian, John Montague, John Burnside & others
  • PLUS: “Portraits of Writers”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by John Minihan

plus much more…

Vol. 1 No. 2: The Justice Issue

  • Poetry and prose from Seamus HeaneyMichael Longley and Kathleen Jamie
  • Wendell Berry on the aftermath of 9/11
  • W. G Sebald’s last poem
  • New fiction by Micheál Ó Conghaile and Francis Harvey
  • Sir Martin Rees on our cosmic habitat, and Samuel Menashe on remembrance
  • Five essays by Eoghan Ó Tuairisc
  • Dante in the English of Ciaran Carson
  • Christian Salmon on the destruction of Palestine
  • Translations from the Bosnian
  • Essays on the inhumanism of Robinson Jeffers, and the false prospect of Cornucopia
  • New poetry from John F. Deane, Eamon Grennan, Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Michael Hamburger, Gerard Smyth, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Angus Calder, Greg Delanty & others
  • PLUS: “Portraits of Artists”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by John Minihan

plus much more…

Vol. 2 No. 1: Empire

  • Tim Robinson on the death of Irish placenames
  • Susan Sontag on literature as freedom and the emergence of American empire
  • An excerpt from Brian Friel’s new play
  • New fiction by Robin Glendinning and Askold Melnyczuk
  • “Zen Wisdom” poems from Vietnam
  • Essays by Chris Arthur, Gerald Dawe, Fred Marchant and Gabriel Rosenstock
  • New poems from Paul Muldoon, Sarah Maguire,Charles Wright, Moya Cannon, Gary Allen & Michael Hamburger
  • PLUS: “Landscapes of Absence”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Paul Seawright

plus much more…

Vol. 2 No. 2: The Earth Issue

  • Gary Snyder on ecology and the New World Disorder
  • Casey Walker on the evolutionary dangers of biotechnology
  • Two Irish addresses by Julia Kristeva
  • Poems and prose from Germany
  • Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill on folklore and the oral tradition
  • Essays by Michael Viney, Tim Robinson, Enda McDonagh, Gerald Dawe, Cathal Ó Searcaigh & Chris Agee
  • New poems from Michael Longley, Seamus Heaney, Sarah Maguire, Francis Harvey, Bernard O’Donoghue, Hugh Dunkerley & John Burnside
  • PLUS: “Field Work”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Rachel Giese Brown

Vol. 3 No. 1: The Literary World

  • Patricia Craig on coming-of-age in Belfast and Donegal
  • Michael Hamburger on the British literary scene
  • Tim Robinson in praise of space
  • A short story by William Trevor
  • Poems from Russia and Holland
  • Glenn Patterson on re-branding the paramilitaries
  • Essays by Denis SampsonJohn MontagueDaniel Weissbort & Chris Agee
  • New poems from Seamus Heaney, Michael Coady, Richard Tillinghast, Liam Ó Muirthile, Sean Lyságht, Gerry Smyth, Michael Davitt & Cathal Ó Searcaigh
  • PLUS: “Kilometre 28”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Mélina Gacoin

plus much more…

Vol. 3 No. 2: The Home Place

  • Harry Clifton on coming home
  • Mira Nair on film-making
  • Lillis Ó Laoire on the art of traditional singing
  • Two short stories from Malta
  • A tale from Istanbul
  • Patricia Craig on C. S. Lewis
  • New writing in Irish from Cathal Ó Searcaigh, Micheál Ó Conghaile, Colette Nic Aodha & Celia de Fréine
  • New poetry and prose by Gary Allen, Sam Gardiner, Alan Titley, Michael Coady, Chris Arthur & Gerard Smyth
  • PLUS: “Out of the Bog”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Frank Miller

plus much more…

Vol. 4 No. 1: The Media

  • Sven Birkerts on self in the information age
  • A short story by William Trevor
  • Brendan Simms on Dick Spring and Bosnia
  • Rilke in the Irish of Máire Mhac an tSaoi
  • Kafka’s mouse
  • Translations from the Turkish
  • John Berger on the erosion of place
  • Chris Agee on a day with the VJ
  • New poetry and prose by Seamus Heaney, Kathleen Jamie, Harry Clifton, Louis de Paor, Francis Harvey, Michael Longley, Rita Kelly,Tom Mac Intyre, Robin Glendinning, Moya Cannon, Richard Murphy & others
  • PLUS: “Towards a Military Sublime”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Simon Norfolk

plus much more…

Vol. 4 No. 2: The Sea

  • Hugo Hamilton in the footsteps of Heinrich Böll
  • A short story by Francis Harvey
  • David Edgar on the state of British theatre
  • Beachcombing with Michael Viney
  • Tim Robinson on the sea and ourselves
  • Lorca in the Irish of Máire Mhac an tSaoi
  • Slavenka Drakulic on language, shoes and cakes, and David Albahari on frontiers
  • Aidan Carl Mathews in prose and poetry
  • Leslie Van Gelder on love and death
  • New poetry and prose by Peter SirrLeontia FlynnJohn F. DeaneGerard SmythGlenn PattersonPatricia Craig and Michael Longley & others
  • PLUS: “Marine Micrographs”, a remarkable photographic portfolio of sea life

Vol. 5 No. 1: Language and Languages

  • In memoriam Conor Cruise O’Brien
  • Hugo Hamilton on homecoming
  • Heaney’s sonnets in Spanish
  • A short story by Gabriel Rosenstock
  • Reflections on W.G. Sebald
  • Harry Clifton remembers autumn in Paris
  • Gerard McCarthy on Old Jerusalem
  • Poems from India
  • “Cupáin, fochupáin agus tiolacan na n-óiseach” by Louis de Paor
  • Tom Mac Intyre’s tour de force through age and memory
  • Toby Litt against historical fiction
  • New poetry and prose from Michael Coady, Belinda McKeon, John Gray, Maureen Duffy, Moya Cannon, David Fitzpatrick, John F. Deane, Judith Hoad, Paddy Bushe, Sam Gardiner & others
  • PLUS: “Harmony of the Ineffable”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Alberto Darszon

plus much more…

Vol. 5 No. 2: An tEagrán Gaeilge / The Irish Issue

  • Contemporary writing in Irish by Máire Mhac an tSaoiLiam Mac CóilLouis de PaorAifric Mac AodhaLiam Ó Muirthile, Biddy JenkinsonMicheál Ó ConghaileNuala Ní DhomhnaillGabriel RosenstockAlan Titley and many others.
  • With writing in English by Tim RobinsonPaddy BusheSeán LysaghtPatricia Craig and Hugo Hamilton.
  • And new translations of a suite of poems by Seán Ó Ríordáin.
  • PLUS: “Taking Sides”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Bobbie Hanvey.

plus much more…

Vol. 6 No. 1: Ireland in Crisis

  • Morgan Kelly on why Ireland is insolvent
  • Thomas McCarthy on the undoing of a nation
  • New fiction by Gabriel RosenstockMike McCormackJacqueline McCarrick & Liz McSkeane
  • Harry Clifton remembers Paris ~ Ben Maier’s The Farm at Millisle
  • Janet Dine on how Western commercial law kills
  • Writing in Irish by Colm BreathnachNiamh Ní LochlainnCaitríona Ní Chléirchín & Rody Gorman
  • New poetry & prose by Manus CharletonMichael Coady, Patricia CraigEamon GrennanSarah JacksonMatt KirkhamTom Mac IntyreGerard Smyth & Vincent Woods
  • PLUS: “Outcomes”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Mark Granier

plus much more…

Vol. 6 No. 2: Sexuality

  • Harry Clifton remembers Paris
  • Lynley Edmeades on bisexuality
  • Tony MacMahon’s “A Café in Tangiers”
  • New fiction by Mike McCormack & Rodge Glass
  • Writing in Irish & Scots Gaelic by Seán Mac MathúnaCathal Ó SearcaighMáire WrenColette Ní GhallchóirMeg Bateman & Peter MacKay
  • A postmodern folktale in Ulster-Scots
  • New poetry & prose by Gerard McCarthySinéad MorrisseyEmma MarxDenis SampsonManus Charleton & Miriam Gamble
  • PLUS: “Fair Trade”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Kenneth O’Halloran

plus much more…

Vol. 7 No. 1: Self

  • Ciaran Carson celebrates Irish traditional musicians
  • Deirdre Mask on multicultural Ireland
  • Tim Kenny on the collapse of Detroit
  • Tom Mac Intyre’s “Memoirs
  • New fiction by Robert Welch & Hunter Liguore
  • Eibhlín Evans & Jonathan P. Watts on W.G. Sebald
  • New poems and translations by Vona GroarkeFrankie SewellSam GardinerChristopher Whyte & Cathal Ó Searcaigh
  • PLUS: “The Light of Other Days/Solas ó Ré Eile”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Jim Maginn

plus much more…

Vol. 7 No. 2: Memory

  • Barry Lopez on the trauma of sexual abuse
  • Chris Agee & Kerry Hardie on aftermaths
  • An unpublished essay by Hubert Butler
  • Tom Mac Intyre’s “Memoirs”
  • Michael LongleyPatricia Craig & Glenn Patterson remember the Titanic
  • Major essays by Wendell Berry Thomas Kilroy
  • New Writing in Irish & Scots
  • Joseph Horgan celebrates “the fifth element”
  • PLUS: “Time in the East”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Elizabeth Switaj

Vol. 8 No. 1: Inheritance

  • Mark Cousins on the future of film
  • Short stories by Ron Rash and Ruth Gilligan
  • Leslie Van Gelder’s On Absolute Darkness & Bernard MacLaverty’s Bye-child”
  • Patricia Craig remembers John Hewitt
  • Three poems from the Old Irish & Gerard McCarthy on Granada
  • New poetry and fiction by John F. DeaneJohn GlendayChris PreddleManus CharletonTom MacIntyre and Francis Harvey
  • Introducing The Other Tongues
  • PLUS: “Albania’s Spaç”, a remarkable photographic portfolio by Peter Geoghegan

Vol. 8 No. 2: Heaney

  • Four Poems by Seamus Heaney
  • Sven Birkerts and Helen Vendler on the man and the poet
  • A Suite of Obituaries & Global Reminiscences by leading poets and writers in Ireland, Britain and the United States
  • New poems by Kerry HardieMichael CoadyPaddy BusheKathleen JamieKatie DonovanSeán LysaghtDamian SmythIgnatius McGovernJohn F. DeaneFranics HarveyMichael LongleyAlan GillisMoya Cannon and Harry Clifton
  • President Michael D. Higgins on John Hewitt & Richard Murphy on poetry and terror
  • New writing in Irish from Nuala Ní DhomhnaillCathal O Searcaigh and others
  • PLUS: “Seamus Justin Heaney 1939-2013”, a unique photographic portfolio by Bobbie Hanvey