John Banville

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Sonequa Martin-Green in Star Trek: Discovery. The third series begins beaming...er, streaming...from Friday on Netflix

The Bridge Sunday, Channel 4, 9pm There’s no Big Brother this year and I’m a Celebrity is still weeks away, but this new reality show may help fans fi(...)

Home of artist Not Vital in Ardez, Switzerland Photograph: Simon Watson

Irish photographer Simon Watson’s new book lingers on some truly astonishing interiors, and lives In the right hands a camera can really make ma(...)

Mike Murphy after meeting Jennifer O’Connell in Ballsbridge. It’s a headshot for a reason. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The broadcasting legend on his new foray into podcasting, parenting regrets, his late friend Gay Byrne and getting bored quickly I’m always asto(...)

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(...)

Sheila Forsey is an honours graduate from Maynooth in creative writing. The Secret of Eveline House is published by Poolbeg Press

Tell us about your new work and how it came about – the story behind the story. My new book is a work of historical fiction and is called The Secret o(...)

Kevin Barry. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty

Kevin Barry: ‘We’re all having the wombles’ I was sitting on a bench at the smokers’ section outside Madrid airport last week, just taking a break fr(...)

 Ciara Kelly told her listeners that she had contracted coronavirus. File photograph: Tom Honan

It was the week when the full reality of the global pandemic hit home, and not just because presenters were broadcasting from their own houses. On Mon(...)

A woman plays the saxophone from her balcony during home confinement due to the novel coronavirus in Valencia. Photograph: Jose Jordan/STR/AFP via Getty

As we stepped uncertainly across the threshold of a new reality this week, there was an understandable sense of shock at how rapidly everything had ch(...)

John Banville, at home in Howth, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A phone call to Irish writer John Banville leading him to believe he had won the Nobel Prize for Literature was not made from the offices of the Swedi(...)

Margaret Attwood and Bernardine Evaristo, joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize. Photographs: Getty Images

The literary world was taken by surprise tonight when the Booker Prize for 2019 was awarded to two books focusing on the experiences of women in socie(...)

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