Thursday 23 November 2017

The invincible summer that helps you make it through winter

An installation on addiction invites us to look anew at the way we are in the world, writes Declan Lynch

James Mooney, art director, and artist Christina Reihill at the opening of The Present, an exhibiton in the crypt of Monkstown Parish Church
James Mooney, art director, and artist Christina Reihill at the opening of The Present, an exhibiton in the crypt of Monkstown Parish Church
Declan Lynch

Declan Lynch

THERE may be one or two of you -- there may even be thousands of you -- who are forming the view that your life might be a bit more manageable if you weren't drunk a lot of the time.

And contrary to the prevailing wisdom, this may not be the worst time of the year to do something about it.

If you are a career drinker, Christmas is a terrible imposition, a time when all the normal people think they can just pile into the pubs and drink nearly as much as you do. You don't want to be around such people.

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