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Aislinn Irvine looks at The Moth, a quarterly Irish contemporary arts and literature magazine which has attained international acclaim.

The Moth, designed and produced in a private art studio in a farmhouse in Cavan, brings together a host of established and up-and-coming writers, poets, and artists under one unique and beautifully presented arts magazine. 400 more words


It’s a big con job. We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well; because it is a dreary little dump most of the time. 8 more words

Roddy Doyle

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from 2005 in Gothenburg, while I’m carried away and all that. The amazing thing is how many books Son and I managed to fit in before we went, just so we could be up to scratch on all that was talked about. 460 more words


The Second Half by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle

The Second Half by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Genres: Sports, Autobiography
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook
Outlets: 531 more words


Barrytown Meets Musictown

This very special and unprecedented concert marks the occasion by gathering singers and performers from the acting and musical worlds.

Many of the participants have a direct connection to Roddy Doyle, such as the Oscar winning songwriter Glen Hansard, who played Outspan in The Commitments. 237 more words

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Quote of the day, March 17

Roddy Doyle, on ideas

“Good ideas are often murdered by better ones.”


No 639 Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

Last year I read Roddy Doyle’s The Woman Who Walked in to Doors and was stunned by his ability to so vividly inhabit the voice of a battered woman. 2,027 more words

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