Nuala O Connor

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Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

“At the heart of The Frames whirlwind was a still centre,” writes Nuala O’Connor of Colm Mac Con Iomaire in her artist biography for the Irish musicia(...)

One senses the nation leaning nervously into a particularly awkward series of centenary commemorations. The 1916 anniversary went well. The first Worl(...)

April 23rd: The History Hedge School. The cause of Labour? - the 1918 general strike against conscription Padraig Yeates, Sarah Ann Buckley, Todd Morr(...)

Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices since the age of 10. She now works as head of development for the festival.

There aren’t many people these days who can say they grew up on the set of a music TV show. Molly King has grown up in and around Other Voices. Her pa(...)

People shelter under umbrellas as they look at a Jane Austen-inspired bench outside Winchester Cathedral in Hampshiresssss which is part of the ‘Sitting with Jane’ art trail to commemorate the 200th anniversary of her death.  Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Nuala O’Connor:‘Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance’ In the Jane Austen Centre, in Bath, you try on a bonnet that smells of other pe(...)

“There is a real crisis in our GP services at the moment,” said Dr Padraig McGarry, chairman of the IMO’s GP committee. Photograph: Thinkstock

Talks on the establishment of a new contract between GPs and the Government are to commence within the next fortnight, it has emerged. Medical organ(...)

The seven Irish books on the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award longlist

Seven Irish writers feature on the longlist for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual literary fiction prize(...)

Nuala O’Connor: ‘Dickinson is a companion poet for me, she’s been there all my life.’ Photograph: Rua Photography

When a writer moves easily between novels, short stories and poetry, writing on a particular subject in one form generally gets it out of their sys(...)

Nuala O’Connor: better known here as Nuala Ní Chonchúir, but anglicising her name for the United States. Photograph: Finbar McLoughlin

‘From now on I shall only wear white,’ I say. I do not know where this sentence – this decision – has descended from. It is true that I love white (...)

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