The new Oscar Wilde bar which has opened in New York, after a $4 million investment by Irish duo Frank McCole and Tommy Burke

Step inside a new literary haunt in New York and you’ll find 26 clocks that never change time. They are all set at 1.50pm, the time of death of the wr(...)

Soprano Ailish Tynan will perform the work of Schubert at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

The late masterpieces of Schubert, Handel in Ireland, and Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis with Stephen Rea are among the highlights of this year’s Kilkenny(...)

Oscar Wilde’s cell at Reading Gaol. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The original key to Oscar Wilde’s prison cell in Reading Gaol sold at a Sotheby’s auction in London on Tuesday for £15,000 (about €18,000). The pric(...)

Oscar Wilde  wrote to the Daily Chronicle about the dismissal of one of Reading Gaol’s warders for giving a young child, imprisoned for poaching rabbits, a biscuit.

“Where there is sorrow,” wrote Oscar Wilde in De Profundis, the long letter he wrote in Reading Gaol, “there is holy ground.” Sites of suffering can (...)

Oscar Wilde: “In the upper reaches of English society it was not the men, who mostly did not like him, who made his success, but the women”
Oscar Wilde: ladies’ man
  • Books
  • October 16, 2015, 07:26

“Do you have any other ideas?” With these words my endlessly patient agent ended his explanation of why the book proposal his naive new client had dev(...)