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Tana French: the Irish crime author’s new novel is The Wych Elm. Photograph: Tom Honan

When the Irish crime writer got a rave from the US master, it took her literary journey full circle A few years ago, the crime writer Tana Frenc(...)

Farmhouse Cafe Bakery’s bread selection

Exquisite works of art The wedding and special occasion cakes made by pastry chef Clare Taylor, who has set up in business in Newtownmountkennedy, Co(...)

Aran Islands: on the road to Synge’s Chair, on Inishmaan. Photograph: Andy Haslam/New York Times

The last time I saw Brídín Concannon she was walking towards me along the narrow road on the westernmost edge of Inishmaan, off the west coast of Irel(...)

Ciarán Byrne and his wife, Martha Kearns,with their two children, Ciara and Leo, in Hazelwood, Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

“Dublin was rejecting me, as much as I didn’t want it to,” says Aoife Kelly (38), a freelance PR consultant who recently moved to Foxford, Co May(...)

Ardmore cliff walk. Photograph: John Foley, johnfoleyimages.com

If history consists of stories that later generations agree to tell about the past, then this place has inspired much history. Ireland’s earliest Chri(...)

Three-year-old Rocco Ulrich in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Compiled by Jennifer O’Connell, Damian Cullen, Sylvia Thompson, Leonie Corcoran, Lorna Siggins, Noel O’Reilly and Malachy Clerkin ANTRIM Carnfu(...)

Anohni: delivered the most “heartbreaking protest album in years”.

What were your cultural highlights for 2016? Anohni’s Hopelessness turned out to be the most sublime, powerful and heartbreaking protest album in y(...)

New York queer hip-hop artist Zebra Katz at the Halla Scoile. Photograph: Doreen Kilfeather

It’s Friday evening at Drop Everything on Inisheer, and Anne Marshall is staring into the setting sun. About 300 people are gathered at Áras Éanna ar(...)

Inisheer is one of several islands hosting cultural happenings this summer. Photograph: Chris Hill

Step on to Inisheer island next weekend, from May 27th to 29th, and you’ll find yourself at the heart of Drop Everything. The cultural biennial will (...)