The big name on the programme for this year’s Cork International Short Story Festival (September 16-18) is the American author Richard Ford. Photograph: Frank Miller
Festivals, launches and awards
  • Books
  • September 11, 2014, 15:24

To celebrate Culture Night on September 19th, the Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar will host a series of pop-up readings in conjunction with the Big Smok(...)

The State alleges mortgages were obtained by the seven accused in the names of fictitious persons after they made false mortgage applications supported by false P60s and false driving licences.

Seven people have appeared in court on fraud charges in connection with an alleged €1 million mortgages scam.The five men and two women appeared at Co(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick who has been granted legal aid for his upcoming trial on charges of failing to disclose loans from another bank. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick has been granted legal aid for his upcoming trial on charges of failing to disclose loans from anoth(...)

Almost one-third of county councils are in a position to cut the property tax by the full 15 per cent allowable next year and still be in a position (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said ‘top ups’ from the ‘equalisation fund’  are necessary ‘to create a balanced system of funding across local authorities’.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Nineteen county councils will receive €100 million of redistributed funds from urban and other areas which take in more property tax.Minister for the (...)

The new owners of 31 Strand Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4 are bound to have an opinion on what should happen to the red and white striped towers at Pool(...)

Members of the 46th Infantry Group training for deployment to Syria, in the Glen of Imaal today. Photograph: Tim O’Brien

The Defence Forces this afternoon used the Wicklow mountains to put on display some of the training and tools the 46th Infantry Group will be using on(...)

The highly successful National Garden Exhibition Centre at Kilquade, Co Wicklow, is expected to appeal both to investors and owner-traders when it (...)

The AIB branch at Liberty Square in Thurles, Co Tipperary

Three provincial bank branches, two of them rented by AIB and the other occupied by Permanent TSB, will be among the highlights of the next Allsop (...)

Artisan croissants: terms like ‘artisan’ commonly used on the packaging of mass-produced products 
in order
to create false impressions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The difficulties artisan and specialist food producers have differentiating themselves from mass producers who use such terms as “homemade”, “farm fr(...)