Adrian Duncan

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Adrian Duncan’s spare and meticulous prose provides a vivid reconstruction of a profession not commonly documented in fiction

A novel about life on a building site doesn’t shout “read me!”, at least for this reviewer, but a good writer can make any topic interesting and so it(...)

Coming up in this Saturday’s Irish Times, Bernard-Henri Lévy talks to Lara Marlowe and Ian McEwan is interviewed by Jonathan McAloon. John Boyne write(...)

‘An Engineer Imagines’ examines the life and work of Peter Rice (L)

You wait a lifetime for a documentary on a structural engineer and then two arrive in the space of a few weeks – with both on the same structural engi(...)

 Bo Burnham: in Dublin for the Irish premiere of coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade at the Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph:    Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

So the bad news is that the tremendous coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade is completely sold out, as is the workshop with the screenwriter and supersta(...)

Sarah Davis-Goff. Photo by Bríd Donovan

Sarah Davis-Goff: Last Ones Left Alive (Tinder Press, publication March 7th) A girl called Orpen journeys from east to west across a post-apocalyptic (...)

From left, Apartments Aleppo (2016); and Over Our Heads the Hollow Seas Closed Up (2016), both by Brian Maguire; and The Aquarius Monument by Alex de Roeck from Small . . . Far Away. Maguire images courtesy the artist and Kerlin Gallery

Over Our Heads the Hollow Seas Closed Up – Brian Maguire Kerlin Gallery, Dublin ★★★★ With a practice rooted in expressionist painting, Brian Magui(...)

An image from Rowena Keaveny’s contribution to the 2007 Finding Portlaoise project

The midlands tend to be misunderstood, not just in Ireland but everywhere. We find it easier to describe extremities than that nebulous region in w(...)