Ezrena Marwan

“I had no idea” – that was the immediate reaction of author Monica McInerney when she first read a new collection of highly personal stories told by f(...)

Fighting Words. School children with PJ Lynch

Booker winner Roddy Doyle and the children’s laureate PJ Lynch have praised 100 children across the island of Ireland who collaborated to write and il(...)

Some of the young writers whose work features in Fighting Words 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Helping children and young people to discover and harness the power of their imaginations and creative skills is what Fighting Words is all about. For(...)

Editor of The Irish Times Kevin O’Sullivan, Seán Love, Jimmy Deenihan, Cathal Gaffney and Kate Holmquist. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The Dublin Airport Authority, Barry’s Tea, Bord Gáis Energy, Accenture and The Irish Times were among the winners at this year’s Allianz Business to A(...)

Home body: Roddy Doyle in Clontarf, in north Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Roddy Doyle’s writing used to inspire death threats. His 1994 television drama Family angered some people for its depiction of domestic violence and f(...)