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# essay - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Extract: Roisin Kiberd on how Facebook helped change the internet - and our lives
# The Disconnect
# The Disconnect

Extract: Roisin Kiberd on how Facebook helped change the internet - and our lives

Mar 10th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,560 Views 4 Comments

Writer Roisin Kiberd looks at the world of the internet – and the effect it has on our lives – in her new essay collection, The Disconnect. Here, she takes us through her early days online.

# essay - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'
# New Irish Writing
# New Irish Writing

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'

Sep 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 18,607 Views 1 Comment

Debut author Patrick Freyne talks to us about his new collection of essays.

# essay - Sunday 27 October, 2019

A Sunday Miscellany essay by Lisa McInerney: 'Setting the scene'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

A Sunday Miscellany essay by Lisa McInerney: 'Setting the scene'

Oct 27th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,995 Views 2 Comments

The essay is one of those featured in the new book, Miscellany 50.

# essay - Saturday 27 July, 2019

'My great-aunt Chrissy left home at fourteen to go join a convent. That was in 1954'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'My great-aunt Chrissy left home at fourteen to go join a convent. That was in 1954'

Jul 27th 2019, 9:00 PM 29,664 Views 15 Comments

Ian Maleney writes about family, memory, and the stories we tell ourselves.

# essay - Friday 23 September, 2016

This college student wrote and turned in an essay drunk, and regretted it deeply
# Kissing On Trains
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# Kissing On Trains

This college student wrote and turned in an essay drunk, and regretted it deeply

Sep 23rd 2016, 7:40 AM 9,597 Views 5 Comments

“You are welcome. Love you.”

# essay - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Short Story: The Chamber Pot
# Short Story
# Short Story

Short Story: The Chamber Pot

Jul 5th 2014, 12:00 PM 737 Views 9 Comments

The second prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014.

# essay - Monday 21 April, 2014

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America
# White Supremacy
# White Supremacy

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America

Apr 21st 2014, 5:30 PM 42,837 Views 138 Comments

Photojournalist Anthony S. Karen has spent the last eight years documenting Klan organisations in 14 states across the US.

# essay - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Oct 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 11,991 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# essay - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 29th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,855 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# essay - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should more than just points be considered for entry to college courses?

Aug 21st 2012, 10:46 AM 5,253 Views 28 Comments

A new scheme at TCD means students will need personal statements and references from teachers to get into college. Good idea?