Ted Hughes

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Raymond Antrobus: “the book we all needed to read”. Photograph:  Caleb Femi

Poet Raymond Antrobus has become the first poet to win the £30,000 (€34,000) Rathbones Folio prize, taking the award for his “exceptionally brave and (...)

David Eldridge: “I’m trying to define what romance might mean." Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not a question I tend to ask men I have only just met, especially not at 11 in the morning, but I want to know if David Eldridge is romantic. He (...)

Pike: Illustration: Michael Viney.

It’s 120 years since a few little silverfish from England were tipped into the Munster Blackwater river. Discarded from a tin of live bait, Rutilus (...)

Ann Henning Jocelyn and her Black German Shepherd Pushkin relaxing at the lookout point overlooking her home  with Cashel Bay and the townland of Doonreagan in the backround. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When her father died very shortly after her birth, Swedish writer Ann Henning Jocelyn, along with her mother and two older siblings, went to live with(...)

In contrast with rival efforts, the Tokyo biohybrid can “live” and function in a  bottle for over a week before it degrades

Science fiction has warned us, repeatedly and enthusiastically, about men like Shoji Takeuchi. A well-meaning genius creates an innocent-looking inven(...)

Gareth Southgate, England’s bespoke coach, seems incapable of uttering a graceless remark or behaving with anything other than class.  Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty

A friend of mine spent a few weeks in the summer of 1996 tumbling through Galway pubs watching the European football championships. Naturally, he did(...)

 Loreto On The Green, Dublin,  students Ruth Redmond, Ashbourne; Amber McCann, Rush; Jane Loughrey, Ranelagh; Eavan O’Toole, Rathgar and  Sophie Dolan, Rathgar, following their Leaving Cert English exam. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tens of thousands of students breathed a sigh of relief when widely-predicted poets John Montague and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin appeared on English paper(...)

The lark ascending: the skylark has hoisted countless poets into verse. Illustration: Michael Viney

My first encounter with a singing skylark, a few decades ago, put me flat on my back on the moss of the dunes – a proper posture for awe. The bird ha(...)

Cillian Murphy stars as Dad in Grief is the Thing with Feathers

The worst thing in the world has happened, yet the world doesn’t have the decency to notice. “Where are the fire engines? Where is the noise and clam(...)

The Unmanageable Sisters

Grief is the Thing with Feathers Black Box Theatre, Galway Previews March 16th-19th Opens March 20th-24th 8pm €22.50-€30 O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin Marc(...)

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