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  1. 17 October 2014

    A Fan's Notes

    It is a muggy evening in mid-June and most football fans in Dublin – most sensible ones at any rate – are watching the second day of the World Cup finals, or more specifically, the defending champions Spain take on Holland. I am not. I am on the DART, winding…

  2. 14 August 2014

    We Are Dublin Out Now

    We Are Dublin is out now in loads of shops across Dublin. You can see the full list of stockists here. Or you can buy online here. More details of the issue below. Issue two is out in November. Dublin's finest new novelist, Rob Doyle, revisits his teenage treks from…

  3. 21 June 2014

    We Are Dublin Out in August

    We are busy at work putting together the first issue of We Are Here’s Dublin edition, a new quarterly about the Irish capital. The launch is on Thursday August 7th at 6pm at the excellent The Library Project in Temple Bar. We look forward to seeing you there…

  4. 27 November 2013

    Issue Three Out Now

    Issue three is now out - you can pre-order the magazine here. It is being distributed in the UK and Europe by Antenne Books, and once I have full list of stockists I will post it here.

  5. 13 November 2013

    The Problem With Travel Writing

    Travel writing has, for the most part, become increasingly irrelevant, at least the writing that is featured in the mainstream travel magazines, and to some degree, in the book industry as well. To understand this, you need to go back to the origins of travel writing - where explorers such…

  6. 6 October 2013

    Esquire's 80th Anniversary Issue

    We got a mention on page 96 of Esquire's 80th Anniversary issue, as a part of a feature about 80 things that define our time. Was pretty cool to be featured alongside Picador's Jonathan Franzen book cover and the ace Hot Rum Cow. It's a great issue aside from the…

  7. 21 August 2013

    A Series of Disappointing Events at Global Village

    Here are just some of the goods you can purchase in Global Village: an Angry Birds duvet set, Inter Milan flip-flops, Yemeni honey, a wig, a Cyclone vacuum cleaner, Hello Kitty underpants, an Anatomically Correct Human Torso, BBQ flavour potato crackers, a John Cena wallet, a ceramic frog, a wooden…

  8. 13 August 2013

    Ever Get the Feeling You've Been Had?

    One of the reasons I have largely stopped going to the movies is the general feeling that I have been conned after I leave the cinema. The trailers look great; but it quickly becomes clear that 90 seconds is a more suitable time frame for Hollywood screenwriters than 90 minutes.…