Lois Kapila

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Milkman, by Irish writer Anna Burns, won the inaugural prize for political fiction. File photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Two books about the Troubles have been announced as winners of Orwell prizes for 2019. Anna Burns’s experimental novel Milkman won the inau(...)

Lois Kapila is the publisher and managing editor of an independent newspaper called the Dublin Inquirer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

How did a local Dublin newspaper reporter find herself up for an internationally recognised award? On Tuesday the winner of the Orwell Prize for Jour(...)

Bolivian Victor Flores and Briton Joanna Orr: The couple are living in Ireland, using the “Surinder Singh” route, whereby they live in an EU country for a time before applying for a “family  permit” to enter the UK.

Five years ago, Joanna Orr sat in an internet cafe in Bolivia and wondered how she was going to bring her new husband, Bolivian man Victor Flores, bac(...)

George Clinton: coming to a Beatyard near you

The Beatyard festival in Dun Laoghaire has just released its stage times and site map for this weekend’s festival, which takes over the former ferry (...)

Lois Kapila of the Dublin Inquirer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin Inquirer: ‘Our goals are really modest’ Lois Kapila, Eddie Wilson and Cónal Thomas are sitting at a kitchen table in the little room in Kil(...)

Lois Kapila: the  managing editorer of the Dublin Inquirer wants to produce ‘a local publication that is recognisably Dublin, and is a space for quality local journalism’.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Received wisdom these days is that print journalism is dying. Across the world, circulation is tumbling, advertisers are shifting their budgets to Fa(...)

Good, old-fashioned,   local journalism: Five bright-red newspaper vending boxes  around Dublin will  mark the introduction of a print version of the “Dublin Inquirer” whose website attracts about 60,000 monthly readers

They’re a familiar sight in many US cities, but now the self-funded online title Dublin Inquirer is bringing coin-operated “newsboxes” to the capital (...)