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Why we’re here

In April 1986 in the downstairs lounge of the Stag’s Head Bar in Dublin, Graph was launched. It was a time of record unemployment, high emigration, widespread political self-censorship in the media, particularly in relation to Northern Ireland, and mounting despair about a society whose ambitions and perspectives were dispiritingly narrow. The purpose of the … Continue reading

The pleasure of small streets
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The pleasure of small streets

Peter Sirr The drawings show, in great detail, the junction of Goldsmith Street and Geraldine Street. They are architectural drawings, designed to pull us in to observe the specific details of the chosen scene. In the first we see a recessed doorway with a generous fanlight and the brickwork of the narrow porch ranged fan-like … Continue reading