Irish Geography book review – More than concrete blocks: Dublin city’s twentieth-century buildings and their stories, Volume 1: 1900-40

My book review of Rowley’s essential book on Dublin’s architecture is now available as a PDF here and online at the Irish Geography website (subscription). I am really looking forward to how the other volumes are worked through in the coming time.

Writing clarity

I am not the clearest of writers. I do not always have a clear aim to my verbal utterances and this is often carried through in my written word. Strangely, this seems to be particularly true for any academic writing I do. I currently have two papers in a review process and reviewers’ comments indicate … More Writing clarity

Hoarding capital

Eoin O’Mahony, UCD Phil Lawton, Maynooth University If you walk through the south of Dublin’s city centre right now you cannot fail to notice the large amount of building work going on. Molesworth street is being reshaped with several government offices moving to smaller offices and the Luas works wind their way interminably through the … More Hoarding capital