Independent TD Noel Grealish raised the issue of personal remittances sent from Ireland to other countries in the Dáil this week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“Disappointment” and “shock” were some of the responses from Irish emigrant support groups to Independent TD Noel Grealish’s comments regarding immigr(...)

Ezrena Marwan

“I had no idea” – that was the immediate reaction of author Monica McInerney when she first read a new collection of highly personal stories told by f(...)

A Catholic nun and three police officers were killed in the bomb attack.

A man arrested in connection with an IRA bomb attack that killed a Catholic nun and three police officers in Northern Ireland in 1990 has been release(...)

Some of the young writers whose work features in Fighting Words 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Helping children and young people to discover and harness the power of their imaginations and creative skills is what Fighting Words is all about. For(...)

Young writers who have created stories and poetry for Fighting Words. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Given our name, you might think that describing what we do is easy – and in one sense it is – we nurture creativity. But, in another sense, it is very(...)

This year’s Irish Times supplement of new writing by children and young adults is the fifth edition of this award-winning publication. Once again, (...)

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Ireland will get its first Laureate for Fiction in January 2015, chosen from a longlist of 34 writers announced recently. The €150,000 laureateship(...)

E ven in the happiest and closest families, there is a gulf between parents and children. Young people occupy t(...)