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Irish Times jounalist and Women’s Podcast presenter, Kathy Sheridan. Photograph: Sara Freund

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Margaret Attwood and Sinead Gleeson holding each others books during recording of the Women's Podcast

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John Banville, Eavan Boland (pictured above) and John Montague are among the line-up for a Yeats 150th anniversary event at the National Concert Hall next month.

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Culture Ireland’s Showcase Programme will support artists appearing at three festivals in  Edinburgh in the coming months.

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Jane Urquhart: ‘The Rás seemed to me to be a mythic thing when it began in the mid-1950s. God. The weather. And the potholes.’ Photograph: Stephen McCarthy

Jane Urquhart is indisputably a Canadian novelist. She was born in Ontario. She shares an editor with Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. She has(...)