Children’s books: what were the standout titles of the year?
- December 6, 2018, 05:00
It says something about President Michael D Higgins that he’s inspired not one but two successful picture books. Following the enormously popular The (...)
When will health services hook up to the tech revolution?
- October 18, 2018, 02:23
Have you ever had an MRI? Small enclosed spaces, having to keep still, and donning headphones to block out the banging. For adults, having the test ca(...)
Six of the best films to see at the cinema this weekend
- June 16, 2017
WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME ★★★★ Directed by Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal. Starring Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Bobby Brown, Robyn(...)
There are few documentary film-makers who many people can put a face and style to. Nick Broomfield is one of them. He’s the bumbling English man(...)
Southwell to review security after assault on Irish jockey
- September 30, 2015, 20:23
Security will be tighter at Southwell racecourse in future, following the alleged assault on Irish jockey Aidan Coleman after the last race there o(...)
The Julia Donaldson roadshow: grit, a guitar and a Gruffalo
- October 23, 2014, 01:00
The Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire is packed with pre-schoolers and primary school students, eagerly awaiting the arrival of their favourite aut(...)
The F word: Failure is theme of this weekend’s Children’s Books Ireland conference
- May 21, 2014, 11:03
Probably the most significant event for adults interested in children’s books in the country, the 24th Children’s Books Ireland annual conference o(...)
Sprightly words and sparky pictures: who’d be without books?
- March 8, 2014, 01:00
The lull in children’s publishing that characterises the immediate post-Christmas period is, where 2014 is concerned, already well and truly ov(...)