Kevin Barry

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Kevin Barry on Night Boat to Tangier: ‘I wanted to get that thread of menace you often find in Harold Pinter’s writing.’ Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty

Kevin Barry was born in Limerick in 1969. His debut novel, City of Bohane, won the 2013 International Impac Dublin Literary Award and was shortlisted (...)

Bríd Torrades of Osta Cafe and members of the Sligo Global Kitchen serve up their first supper club at the Model Arts Centre. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Communities in Sligo realised long ago that getting to know each other was always easier over a good meal. And now some residents and former resident(...)

Graphic Short Story Prize winner: from Sunshine, by Stephen Morton

Ireland’s first Graphic Short Story Prize, run by the Comics Lab in partnership with The Irish Times, rewards excellence in sequential storytelling. T(...)

From Echoes, by the artist-and-writer team of Eoin Whelehan and Dara T Higgins

Ireland’s first Graphic Short Story Prize, run by the Comics Lab in partnership with The Irish Times, rewards excellence in sequential storytelling. T(...)

The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

St Patrick’s Day: spectators at last year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The forecast may not be great for this year’s St Patrick’s Day, but there are lots of events and other attractions, many indoors, to keep you entertai(...)

Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has announced a busy programme for its upcoming edition. Beginning on February 20th, this is the first(...)

`The Chief’, 1919. Eamon de Valera wearing a native American ceremonial head-dress.  Photograph: taken from Judging Dev, by Diarmaid Ferriter, published by Royal Irish Academy

How might we best understand – and commemorate – the revolution that occurred in Ireland a century ago? Was it largely determined by events on the isl(...)

Sinn Féin leaders  1919. Thirty-six elected members were in jail. P Maloney on left in second row. Photograph: Hulton Archive

PJ Moloney (1871-1947), my great-grandfather, was elected for Tipperary South in the UK general election that took place just weeks following the end (...)

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