Arts & Culture

An ode to our own Agatha Christies

Elaine McHale discusses the influx of Irish female writers who are dominating the genre of crime fiction

At the start of the pandemic, Ilike many othersfound myself wanting to escape the seemingly fictitious surroundings that we had found ourselves in. Books were a significant source of relief from the ensuing chaos and I


UT Editor race: Maguire emphasises “community and accountability”

The incumbent deputy editor believes she has the “knowledge, skills and work ethic to highlight the issues that matter to students”

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Mairead Maguire is a Junior Sophister history and political science student from Donegal, and current Deputy Editor of the University Times (UT). Before taking up this role, she …

Arts & Culture

The top spots to bookshop in Dublin city

Elaine McHale discusses alternative bookstores to frequent in Dublin with Chapters closing its doors in the new year

It is safe to say that the recent announcement of the closure of Chapters bookstore on Parnell Street early next year has dealt a painful hand to Dublin’s bookworms, not to mention putting another dent in the city’s already fragile