Author David Brennan’s debut Irish novel gives us a vibrant new take on an age old story

If there are only seven basic plots in storytelling, as the maxim goes, you have to hand it to authors down through the ages for their loaves and fish(...)

The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

Danny Denton’s splashes of reality flood the narrative with reminders of Ireland’s recent economic fall from grace. Photograph: Rachel Bradbury

“If our former notions of natural pride in our country had instead manifested themselves into a pride for economy we might not have collapsed the way (...)

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Here are the shortlisted entries for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year The(...)

Alan McMonagle: has a dark and very Irish sense of humour on the twin topics of home and parenthood. Photograph: John Minihan

Ireland, summer 2009: a country in recession, people emigrating in droves, the formerly bustling main streets of rural towns hollow with empty windows(...)

Well produced, good to hold and look at, Poetry Bus is a poetry magazine at heart, its flash fiction definitely at the prose poetry end of the spectrum. Even the essays on My Writing Life have a lyricism and elliptic quality

Blogger Peadar O’Donoghue has come a long way since he “happened on an experimental idea that we (a group of like-minded bloggers) should sit down at(...)

Author Eimear McBride. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Our How to Write a Book series is heading to Galway International Arts Festival. In the latest in our series of events to tie in with our How to Write(...)