New Irish writers: Olivia Kiernan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Helen Cullen, Rebecca O’Connor, Danny Dentonand Caoilinn Hughes

Helen Cullen The Lost Letters of William Woolf  (Penguin, July) William Woolf works as a letter detective in the dead letters depot of east Lond(...)

Author Sarah Webb will be running a workshop for children aged seven and over at Waterford Writers’ Weekend. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Waterford Writers’ WeekendSome of Ireland’s best writers, speakers and artists will be visiting Waterford city’s art venues until Sunday. There will b(...)

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Ireland will get its first Laureate for Fiction in January 2015, chosen from a longlist of 34 writers announced recently. The €150,000 laureateship(...)

Co Clare based writer Niall Williams is nominated for his eighth novel ‘History of the Rain’.

Irish authors have taken two of the 13 slots on the Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist announced today. Cork native now living in the US, Joseph O’Neill h(...)

Grace Walsh feels the team’s new management and the players own increased desire explains why they finally look like reaching their potential and winning a senior camogie All-Ireland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In the week leading up to this year’s All-Ireland Colleges Camogie final, KCLR dutifully relayed the poor mouth being played by the back-room staff of(...)