Bohane. The Vice City of a future Ireland whose invented patois and richly drawn characters won author Kevin Barry this year’s IMPAC award for his debut novel that tells its tale. No Vice City is complete without its own soundtrack and we here at rabble asked Kevin to offer up some of his suggestions, what he called “Six Songs for Bohane.” ‘Rema’ by The Observer All Stars … Read More
Flash Fiction: The New Evangelist
Nobody could have anticipated the remarkable transformation that Rhona Blackwell underwent after her exposure to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. She had started in U.C.D. like any other run-of-the-mill Killiney girl. Her social circle had been preordained since secondary school; she had joined all the correct societies such as Fashion-Soc and Young Fine Gael (on the advice of her dad). Rhona Blackwell had it all; the looks, the friends, the … Read More
Sticking Up For Choice.
Stickers, fly-postering and generally getting creative with a sharpie are Dublin traditions at this stage. Whether it is rival football teams, antifascist sketches, maser designs or penned declarations of teenage love. But a recent wave of feminist activity has got the locals a flutter to the extent that it was even covered by those virtuosos of women’s rights VICE magazine. Aoife Campbell investigates… Women On Web are a non-profit group … Read More