Ghetto youth

Right now I am reading (a lot) and writing (a little) about the ghetto. I am reframing a paper I first got published in working paper form in 2015 and (rightly) rejected in paper format by a journal earlier this year. That paper was too hung up on financialisation. In the interests of making myself … More Ghetto youth

Paper on Marian statues

I have managed to get my Marian statues paper published, after three attempts. I am very happy with the outcome and although the reviewing process was tough, it made it a better paper. Here’s a link to the Wiley site for it but if you would like access, drop me a line.

Trump’s first year – a post for Ireland After NAMA

There will be tens of thousands of words written this week about Donald Trump’s first year as President of the United States. His first 12 months has been characterised by a gummed-up domestic policy and letting the military apparatus do what it wants elsewhere in the world. In Europe, we may look askance and turn … More Trump’s first year – a post for Ireland After NAMA

Alexandra Mary

Earlier this week, I was at the launch of a book by Aileen O’Carroll and Don Bennett on Dublin’s dockers. Their work culture, community history and geographies are now hidden from most who live in the city. Much of that poetry and prose is lost in the labour-denying use of the word ‘infrastructure’, as if … More Alexandra Mary