Anne Enright

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A young Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney’s first major volume of poetry, Death of a Naturalist, was published by Faber & Faber in 1966. On May 24th that year, his fellow poe(...)

Publisher Sylvia Beach with James Joyce in Paris, 1920, the year Ulysses was published. Photograph: Getty Images

A trawl of the Irish Times archives reveals a lot about how “great” literature is seen at time of publication. Here is how the newspaper viewed James (...)

The house on Usher Island in Dublin, built in 1775, was rented by James Joyce’s great-aunts in the 1890s, where he often visited them. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A controversial plan to convert the location of the setting of James Joyce’s famous short story, The Dead on Dublin’s quays into a 54-bed hostel has b(...)

Nell Frizzell: Gives an extraordinary amount of detail about everyday events

 “Fertility is such a difficult feminist issue because our biology hasn’t caught up with our politics.” In her bracing debut, The Panic Years, jo(...)

Danielle McLaughlin: In the convincingly claustrophobic small-town atmosphere of her novel, there are echoes of the novels of her fellow county-man Graham Norton

A good guiding principle for reviews is to never review a book for what it isn’t. So to compare Danielle McLaughlin’s debut novel, The Art of Falling,(...)

Claire Byrne: her approach is arguably more effective than that of her predecessor Sean O’Rourke

It seems like only yesterday that we were being urged to step outside our bubbles, of the social-media variety, and listen to viewpoints beyond our ec(...)

Anne Enright: “I looked at how men manage their confidence and their time. I took a few leads out of their book.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

“You don’t have to be horrible to be a writer,” author Anne Enright told The Irish Times Summer Nights Festival on Wednesday evening. Take Séamus Hean(...)

Ireland could be “Scandinavia, but more fun” if we took a few simple decisions, David McWilliams told the opening night of the Irish Times Summer Nights online festival

Ireland is just “three decisions away from becoming a perfect country – Scandinavia, but more fun”, economist and Irish Times columnist David McWillia(...)

Author Nuala O’Faolain was truthful to the point of being self-destructive. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

“Why does no one ever ask me up to dance?” This was the question Nuala O’Faolain asked at an evening hooley at the Merriman School in Lisdoonvarna in (...)

Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar Jones as Connell and Marianne in the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

I was born in Toronto and moved to Ireland as a boy. I spent some formative years in Shannon, the planned, Khrushchevian-style satellite town in south(...)

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