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Brian Fenton (BÁC) agus Graham Reilly (an Mhí). Grianghraif: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
Moladh Baoth

Is mó sin moladh baoth a dhéantar i gcúrsaí spóirt, abair, corn an domhain sa tsacar a bhronnadh ar an gCatar. Tá sin dona go leor ach is baoithe fós (...)

Grianghraf: An tSeirbhís Chabhlaigh/Preasoifig Óglaigh na hÉireann

Is cuimhin liom leabhar a léamh na cianta cairbreacha ar ais a raibh ‘The Coming War Between Russia and China’ mar theideal air. Deir an Dr Google lio(...)

Máirtín Ó Cadhain: is Cré na Cille a modern masterpiece, as John Banville says, or just a crude expression of Ó Cadhain’s bitterness about the decay of Gaeltacht culture?

‘It’s time for Cré na Cille in English,” Prof Michael Cronin, of the school of applied language and intercultural studies at Dublin City University, d(...)

Garry Bannister is author of ‘Kiss My…! Dictionary of English Irish Slang’.

Reading Russian in Trinity College could never be the same as hearing it spoken by ordinary Russians as they grunted their way to their kitchenettes t(...)

Poet Martin Dyar and Cúirt festival director Dani Gill unveil a plaque at the east bank of the Salmon Weir Bridge in Galway city which recalls time spent there by WB Yeats, George Moore and Edward Martyn. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway city’s association withWB Yeats and George Moore and an infamous late-night crubeen cafe known as ‘The Kasbah’ have been commemorated with two (...)

Writer Joseph O’Neill. A reading by O’Neill is one of the events announced for this year’s Cúirt literary festival in Galway. Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images

Man Booker long-listed writer Joseph O’Neill, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye and Scottish novelist and playwright Irvine Welsh will read at this (...)

This year’s IMRAM highlight, The Bob Marley Project, is on at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, this Friday, October 10th, at 8pm

Once upon a time … I was a reader, but not a reader of literature in Irish. I was a speaker of Irish, or a kind of Irish, having been brought up speak(...)

Obituary: Robert Welch
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  • March 16, 2013, 06:00

Robert Anthony Welch, who has died aged 65, was an academic, writer and critic. He produced a wide range of publications – poems, plays and nov(...)