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# irish-writing - This year 2022

The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by life in Tramore
# Irish Writing
# Irish Writing

The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by life in Tramore

Jun 26th 2022, 9:30 AM 23,269 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from Aingela Flannery’s new book, The Amusements.

The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce
# Homegrown Writing
# Homegrown Writing

The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce

May 29th 2022, 10:00 AM 20,558 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from the art critic’s first book, a memoir.

# irish-writing - Last year 2021

The Irish Read: Rosita Boland on the power of friendships
# Homegrown Writing
# Homegrown Writing

The Irish Read: Rosita Boland on the power of friendships

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 9,966 Views 2 Comments

This week, we have an extract from Rosita Boland’s book Comrades.

The Irish Read: How Holy Show tells 'interesting and unexpected stories of Irish life'
# Irish Writing
# Irish Writing

The Irish Read: How Holy Show tells 'interesting and unexpected stories of Irish life'

Aug 29th 2021, 10:30 AM 10,278 Views 3 Comments

Enjoy new work by Roisin Kiberd, excerpted from the Holy Show journal, this Sunday morning.

The Irish Read: Four young writers share their poetry
# Young Writers
# Young Writers

The Irish Read: Four young writers share their poetry

Jul 11th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,888 Views 2 Comments

Enjoy new work by young Irish authors, excerpted from the Paper Lanterns journal, this Sunday morning.

# irish-writing - All time

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

Nov 2nd 2017, 2:46 PM 14,923 Views 11 Comments

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today
# Seamus Heaney
# Seamus Heaney

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Aug 30th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,815 Views 16 Comments

Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…

Open thread: What Maeve Binchy book do you recommend?
# Your Shout
# Your Shout

Open thread: What Maeve Binchy book do you recommend?

Jul 31st 2012, 12:00 PM 14,566 Views 19 Comments

Readers of the late, great Irish author have been reminiscing on the Binchy novel that touched them – which one would you give to a friend who had never read her work?

Best Irish scripts short-listed for ZeBBie Awards
# Irish Writing
# Irish Writing

Best Irish scripts short-listed for ZeBBie Awards

Apr 16th 2012, 2:17 PM 2,576 Views 5 Comments

Parked, Love/Hate and Trade – just some of the scripts in the running for awards.