Ellen McCourt, wife of the late Frank McCourt, with Professor Joseph O’Connor before his inaugural lecture as Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters

Award-winning novelist Joseph O’Connor has described up and coming young Irish writers as “dazzling in their scope and originality”.Speaking before hi(...)

  Joseph O’Connor: appointed to Frank McCourt chair in creative writing

Bestselling author Joseph O’Connor has been announced as the inaugural Frank McCourt chair in creative writin(...)