Germaine Greer

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One suspects that John Pilger would greatly resent being thought of as any sort of fleshy institution, but the Australian journalist and documentar(...)

Eleanor Catton capitalised on two irresistible elements: humour and the traditional yarn. Photograph: Man Booker

Traditional storytelling, admittedly ably assisted by sufficient shaggy dogs to power a giant sled, has secured the 2013 Man Booker Prize for the y(...)

ONE minute there was nothing much happening. Then it all happened. Hay Festival Kells came into the world, accompanied by the bang-bang-bang of a trio(...)

When word began to spread about something called “the Hay festival” – planned for the Co Meath town of Kells this weekend – there were those who thoug(...)

At the launch of the Hay Festival Kells in Trinity College, Dublin were Geraldine Gaughran from The Hay Festival Kells Commitee and Lynde Cooke Hay Festival producer. The Fesival runs from 28-30 June 2013. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times
What’s on this weekend
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  • June 28, 2013, 15:48

Hay Festival – Kells, all weekend.The renowned literary festival comes to Co Meath with a host of public talks and workshops. Topics up for discussion(...)

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