Shelter of Neighbours, The
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne has written novels and plays in English and in Irish, as well as several children's books. The Shelter of Neighbours is her sixth story collection. Its title is derived from the Irish proverb "Ar Scath a Cheile a Mhaireann na Daoine," which may be translated as "people live in each others' shelter." Contents: The man who had no story -- A literary lunch -- Illumination -- Taboo -- The Yeats -- It is a miracle -- Trespasses -- The shelter of neighbours -- The shortcut through Ikea -- The Sugar Loaf -- The moon shines clear, the horseman's here -- Red-hot poker -- Bikes I have lost -- The blind.