Laura Dockrill: ‘You have to follow the thoughts through the really rational part of the brain, in a really scary way.’ Photograph: Sonny Malhotra

You wait and wait for an authentic, affecting account of postpartum psychosis, and not one, but two books arrive in quick succession. Earlier this yea(...)

Adele: “I was on the phone, FaceTiming her, and she was the first one to detect what I might have,” Laura Dockrill says. Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty

Adele’s best friend has credited the singer with being the first person to spot that she had post-partum psychosis, a mental illness that affects one (...)

Students from Rutland National School, Dublin with Eoin Colfer, the new Laureate na Óg, who who will give his first public address as part of the conference. Photograph: maxwells

Probably the most significant event for adults interested in children’s books in the country, the 24th Children’s Books Ireland annual conference o(...)

Nominated: Derek Landy, speaking to pupils in Rush, Co Dublin, as part of the Writers in Libraries scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson

The winners of this year’s Children’s Books Ireland awards will be announced on May 13th. From the 70 or so books submitted by their publishers, th(...)