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And the winner of "Becoming Belle"....

is….Brian Sheridan.

Congratulations, Brian. I’ll put you in direct contact with Nuala so you can arrange the dedication on the book!

Thanks to everyone who entered the draw. 25 more words

Writers Chat

The Agony and the Editing

It’s five months since the publication of my debut novel, Too Close to Breathe and I’ve just finished a round of edits on the second book in the Frankie Sheehan series, … 467 more words

Hubert Butler: the voice of human rights in Ireland?

I first heard of Hubert Butler (1900-1991) as the husband of Peggy Guthrie, sister to theatre director, Tyrone. From Maidenhall, the Butler family house in Bennetsbridge, Co. 696 more words

Book Reviews

The Cow Book by John Connell

The Cow Book: A Story of Life on a Irish Family Farm – John Connell

Prominent admirers of The Cow Book include Colm Tóibín, Roddy Doyle and Sara Baume so it is clear, just by reading the back cover, that there’s something literary about it.   693 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review - The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson

The Wren Hunt, you might have heard of it? Or the Wren Boys? If you’re from outside of Ireland you probably won’t have – and even if you’re living in Ireland, the chances are slim… They’re boy’s who hunt the wren the day after Christmas. 251 more words

Books And Authors

Coping with the future - an interview with Stefanie Preissner

Stefanie Preissner is not a new name to the Irish writing scene, but is one that’s getting called all the more frequently. Through her work in theatre, her critcally acclaimed series, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope and her new book, Stefanie Preissner has gone from ‘one to watch’ to someone we’re all watching closely. 953 more words

Books And Authors