Rachel Joyce

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 Sally Rooney: youngest winner of Costa Novel Award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Novelist Sally Rooney has won the Costa Novel Award for her second novel, Normal People, becoming the youngest recipient of the award, the most presti(...)

Joan Collins TD and Paul Murphy TD after they appeared in court in connection to water charges protests. Photograph: Courts

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy is to face a jury trial accused of false imprisonment of Tánaiste Joan Burton during the Jobstown anti water ch(...)

Rachel Joyce: “Once I had the idea of seeing things from Queenie’s point of view, it wouldn’t leave me. I wouldn’t say the book just came to me in the writing, but I found she had so much to say.”

‘What happened to Queenie?” was one of the most frequent questions that writer Rachel Joyce was asked as she toured around the world promoting her deb(...)

Photograph: Eric Clement

Sending a character on a journey has been a staple of fiction writers through the centuries. From Herman Melville’s Ishmael to Jane Austen’s Catherine(...)

Saverio Bellante had been due to appear before the courts yesterday.

A man charged with the murder of 39-year-old Tom O’Gorman has been remanded in custody in the Central Mental Hospital, Dundrum, Dublin. Saverio Bellan(...)

Colm Tóibín is one of three Irish authors nominated for  the International Impac Dublin Literary Award. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Three Irish authors have been nominated for the International Impac Dublin Literary Award. The longlist, published today, consists of 152 titles propo(...)