Author Eoin Colfer, a former teacher, has sold more than 25 million Artemis Fowl books, translated into 44 languages around the globe. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Crime pays – at least the fictional sort – for Ireland’s best-selling children’s author, Eoin Colfer. New figures show that accumulated profits at his(...)

 Eoin Colfer: “I’m just the writer, down there with the caterer”

Eoin Colfer, one of Ireland’s most successful authors, is about to taste even more success. Disney is to make a film of his first novel Artemis Fowl w(...)

Disney and the Weinstein Company are to adapt the young adult fantasy book series Artemis Fowl by Irish author Eoin Colfer into a film.

Disney and the Weinstein Company are to adapt the young adult fantasy book series Artemis Fowl by Irish author Eoin Colfer into a film. The film will (...)