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Review: Charlie Savage by Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle’s Charlie Savage collects a whole year’s worth of hilarious, self-effacing and often poignant anecdotes, first published in the Irish Independent, about a middle-aged Dubliner reconciling with his own mortality, and the irrefutable reality of having more past than future. 169 more words

Book Review

Rosie "Calmly observed and confident social critique..."

Most of us like to think we are a million miles from living on the streets. That transition from safe in your own home and then to sleeping rough, in some form of shelter, couldn’t be further from our mind. 597 more words

Film Review

Book Review: Bullfighting- Stories by Roddy Doyle

Title: Bullfighting-Stories

Author: Roddy Doyle

Number of Pages: 214

Rating: B-

Recommended?: Yes 502 more words

Non-Review Review: Rosie

Rosie is a a very timely piece of Irish cinema, but one that never loses sight of the humanity of this national crisis.

From beginning to end, … 1,319 more words


The Snapper at The Gate Theatre

By Rachael Gordon

This August seven students and two staff members from Tuiscint went to see Roddy Doyle’s The Snapper in the Gate Theatre. It was based on the very popular movie of the same title. 162 more words

Social Outings

10 Novels You've Probably Never Heard Of (but should read immediately) by Sarah Ward

Every year, there’s a handful of books that come out and are given tons of awards and get an outrageous amount of hype upon being released. 1,315 more words

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