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Anne Enright at the University of Limerick

Ireland’s Laureate for Irish Fiction and Man Booker prizewinner, Anne Enright, visited the University of Limerick on October 6th, where she read from her work and delivered a lecture on the Irish writer, the late Maeve Brennan. 319 more words

Culture & Communication

The Visitor by Maeve Brennan

Home is…

:D :D :D :D :D

Anastasia King left her father’s home when she was 16 to live with her mother in Paris. Now, when she is 22, both her parents are dead and she has returned to Dublin expecting to live in her old home with her paternal grandmother. 867 more words

Book Review

Anne Enright reading Frank O'Connor

Anne Enright reads Frank O’Connor’s short story ‘The Masculine Principle’ on the New Yorker podcast. Good story, read excellently, but worth it most of all for details of a satirical letter Maeve Brennan sent anonymously to the New Yorker giving details of her supposed suicide on the altar of St. 14 more words

Why Short Stories Matter

Writer Lucy Caldwell talks to Faber & Faber about the importance of the short story form, and picks some of her favourite examples

A short story is a shot of vodka (Chekhov), a love affair to the novel’s marriage (Lorrie Moore), a high wire act (Kevin Barry). 169 more words


Dublin Literary Festival - Celebration of Maeve Brennan

Maeve Brennan : A Celebration

Maeve Brennan – The New Yorker

As part of the Dublin Literary Festival in May, an event entitled ‘Maeve Brennan: A Celebration’ will take place on May 27 at Smock Alley. 72 more words

What Is On In Dublin - May

Reading Ireland Month - Sin uile folks!*

*That’s all Folks!

So there we have it. Another Reading Ireland Month/ Begorrathon is over and what a great month it was!

With over 130 blog posts, an array of writers, poets, musicians and movies were explored. 426 more words

Irish Literature

TBR Thursday 79... and End of Month Round-Up

People’s Choice 10 – The Result…

Well! The People’s Choice Begorrathon Special was exciting! One book raced into a clear read from the beginning and held off all challengers as it stormed towards the finishing line. 889 more words

Book Review