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Róisín Meets.. author Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is this week’s guest on the Róisín Meets podcast. He talks about his latest children’s book, Rover and the Big Fat Baby, The Commitments and writing for Roy Keane. 29 more words

Tuesday Review - The Commitments, "Feckin' Brilliant!"

The Commitments at the Sheffield Lyceum on Saturday was, as I said in the title, Feckin’ Brilliant!

It’s a great show: funny and fast moving, full of eccentric characters and fantastic music. 141 more words

Cover Reveal for Mary's the Name

Anyone who is a regular reader of this blog, or follows me on social media, will know that I’m a huge fan of Roddy Doyle. 642 more words

Book Review: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

Rating: B/ There isn’t much funny about Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, it’s a somewhat bleak and depressing book narrated by a ten-year-old unsupervised hell raiser who runs with a group of kids who are more… 884 more words

Book: Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

This book shows why Roddy Doyle can justifiably claim to be one of the best chroniclers of life in Dublin as it is. This is one of his best books. 524 more words


Meet the (Irish) Parents

This past weekend was a whirlwind of faces: parents, a brother, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, cousins twice removed.  The Irish family, as I’ve come to experience first-hand, is extensive and close knit.  567 more words


DVD Review: The Commitments

Directed by Alan Parker

Certificate 15

Starring Robert Arkins, Andrew Strong, Johnny Murphy, Colm Meaney

Released on 19th September 2016

It’s an anniversary worth celebrating.  When it arrived back in 1991, 642 more words

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