Being Faithless

I have been faithless for the entirety of my adulthood. As a teenager growing up in the Parkhead tradition, I carried Catholicism like a banner, believing in God because he was our god, the Irish god, something that our postcolonial…

Homemakers of Ireland, I salute you

This month marked my return home after a few years abroad, and as the absent one does when the change of job gives them a bit of breathing space, I spent some time with my mother. It’s hard to situate oneself on the class spectrum, because…