CULTURE: Being a working class writer in Ireland

By Dave Lordan. On the same Easter Week of the 1916 rising, a Charlie Chaplin lookalike competition was held in Dublin. Chaplin, well-known to be a socialist as well as the world’s leading entertainer at the time, had a mass following among the Dublin working classes. Truth be told, among many in the Dublin working … Continue reading CULTURE: Being a working class writer in Ireland