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Space to Think, a new book celebrating ten years of the Dublin Review of Books More Information 

    Nurse of the Infant Nation

    Nicola Gordon Bowe
    Alice Milligan, political activist and feminist and the first architect of Ireland’s national theatre movement, died in poverty and was largely forgotten by later generations.


    Romancing the Stone

    Richard Tillinghast
    Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin put paid to the Georgian and Regency styles and became the premier architect of the Gothic Revival. He designed one of the world’s most instantly recognisable landmarks, the clock tower popularly known as Big Ben. He can rightly be said to have changed the architectural face of Ireland too, his buildings being particularly common in Co Wexford.