Leo Rowsome

I have long thought that the surname Rowsome was an adjective waiting to happen. After all, English already has many words ending with the same suffix(...)

Ronan Kelly interviews Galway farmer Pat Noone on his farm in Woodlawn, Co Galway.

Why is a distinguished and award-winning RTÉ Radio producer making YouTube videos in his spare time? Ronan Kelly’s Ireland is a series of short, idios(...)

Ronan O’Driscoll at one of his regular pub sessions in Halifax: “Nova Scotians are friendly and genuine, but it can be a surprise to find that it only extends so far.”

Ronan O’Driscoll was 12 when he first emigrated: His father moved the entire family from Kerry to Chicago when he was appointed head of a division of (...)

Joseph O’Connor: his advice  to an aspiring author? “Read Orwell. And get a job.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Joseph O’Connor is the author of eight novels: Cowboys and Indians (short-listed for the Whitbread Prize), Desperadoes, The Salesman, Inishowen, St(...)