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# Writer

Last year
Aoife Martin: Reflections on Pride 2023 - it really is for everybody
Aoife Martin
Author: Building young adult fiction requires a set of strong characters
Sam Blake
Cork writer nominated for prestigious Dylan Thomas Prize
All time
Salman Rushdie stabbing – man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody
New exhibition looks to rejuvenate the image of Peig Sayers
Irish adventurer and travel writer Dervla Murphy dies aged 90
Tributes paid to ‘much-loved’ children’s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes
Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'
Opinion: Want to use this time to write a short story? Here are some top tips
Vincent Woods
What if Hillary Rodham had never married Bill Clinton? A new novel imagines the results
Sebastian Barry on his acclaimed new book: 'If I was wise I'd probably have done something else... but I'm not a wise man'
Hilary Fannin: 'My mother longed for freedom, for a romantic-whirlwind kind of world that existed far beyond our garden wall'
Hilary Fannin
Eimear McBride: 'The amount of 'she's not a genius, she's a very naughty girl' I've got is just ridiculous'
'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'
'I thought - am I mad to be taking this on?': Marita Conlon McKenna on her new Famine book for adults
Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
A Sunday Miscellany essay by Lisa McInerney: 'Setting the scene'
Lisa McInerney
'I'm especially excited about being able to play people bespoke porn': Jon Ronson gets ready to visit Ireland
'Can you imagine how horrific that must be?': Ex-IRA man pens book about tiger robberies
Patrick McCabe: 'There's a danger there's a tolerance of worthiness and political correctness in fiction that I find unattractive'
'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer
Frank McGuinness's journey from 'timid Donegal boy' to successful writer
Ruth Fitzmaurice: 'The writing just came out - it was raw inside me'
From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin
'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'
Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at age 91
From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore'
Two Irish writers have been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize
'Everyone says you can achieve your dreams and life will be perfect - but it will never be'
Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96
Kevin Barry: 'Sometimes writing no longer seems like the thing I do, it seems like the thing I am'
Kevin Barry
"I wrote from anger": This hard-hitting Irish book is about tattoos and tragedy
Wesley Burrowes, the man behind Glenroe, has died
His book was banned and burned, but JP Donleavy has had the last laugh
Leprechauns and fantasy make this Irish author one of the most popular in the world
He was attacked and left for dead, but Robert chose to 'get better, not bitter'
Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world's biggest literary awards
Harper Lee's long-lost novel has arrived - here's what we think of the first chapter
Paolo Tullio laid to rest in Dublin
More than his left foot: New archive shows the real life of Christy Brown