Paul McVeigh is hoping to crowdfund a new anthology, writes
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Roy Keane regrets penning an autobiography while still a player.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019
Even Roy couldn't get a fish supper off of Conor and Jock!
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Writer Roddy Doyle read excerpts from his famous Barrytown trilogy today to launch a new mural in Dublin.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
It was a case of The Snapper and the Yapper in Schull today as the Fastnet Film Festival handed the novelist one of two inaugural awards for outstanding contribution to cinema, while at a well-attended noontime Q&A Doyle outlined his thoughts on the creative process, his daily rituals, and the power of dreams.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
There are not many film festivals which incorporate a beach-clean, but the Fastnet Film Festival in Schull has always liked to take a novel approach to the silver screen.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
As stars and film-makers gather in Schull for the Fastnet Film Festival, some of the visitors tellabout their favourite movies of all time.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan arrives in West Cork tomorrow as an estimated 7,000 film buffs are expected to flood into the scenic harbour town of Schull for the Fastnet Film Festival.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan is West Cork-bound in a few weeks’ time for one of the country’s most unique film festivals.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Hollywood's Saoirse Ronan is West Cork-bound in a few weeks' time for one of the country's most unique film festivals.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
Five novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year at Listowel Writers’ Week, with a shared prize fund of €19,000, one of the biggest in Ireland.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
Esther McCarthy selects her highlights of the year...
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
An element of Stano’s multi-faceted art work has found a home at UCC, writes
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
The Cure are sold out already, but Lana Del Rey has also been added to the summer roster for Malahide Castle in what has been a big week for gig announcements.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
Here's your morning bulletin.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2018
The Roddy Doyle classic 'The Snapper' has been voted as the most iconic Dublin movie ever.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Cork was a big winner at last night’s Bord Gáis Energy Book Awards, as the critically acclaimed history tome Atlas of the Irish Revolution picked up the Best Irish Published Book of the Year.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
Marian Keyes, Roddy Doyle, and Cecelia Ahern have all been shortlisted for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
David Walliams will also recive the ‘Bord Gáis Energy International Recognition Award on the night.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
After college in Dublin, Orlagh worked in the production department for various films, then she left for London and worked in the city in IT recruitment.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
As holiday season kicks into gear, a number of broadcasters and authors tellButler which books they’ll be packing in their suitcase.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Graffiti Theatre Company in Cork has appointed Niall Cleary as artistic director. He has spent spent the last two years as the theatre’s head of outreach and education.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
As he gets ready for the Fastnet Film Festival, director Stephen Frears tellsabout his work on such movies such as Philomena and The Snapper, as well as his new-found love for West Cork
Wed, 24 May, 2017
The Commitments author, Roddy Doyle, was in Cork yesterday to help a new generation of Irish children find the “write stuff”.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2017
Rory’s parents made sure that he became a reader.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
The Arts Council is urging people to share the joy of reading with children this Christmas, writes. Here, some of the well-known people backing the ‘Story for their Stocking’ campaign select the books that captured their imagination as youngsters
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
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Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
Diverse and exciting writing talent has been shortlisted across 14 categories for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Roddy Doyle approached his translation of Mozart’s opera in a similar way to his book with the footballer, writes
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
A boom in ticket sales for works by Irish playwrights Brian Friel, Enda Walsh, and Conor McPherson contributed to the Dublin Theatre Festival last year recording a greater than threefold increase in profits to €107,626.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Robbie Keane announced yesterday that Wednesday's game against Oman was to be his last.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
rounds up the best opera and classical events coming up in Ireland and further afield
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
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Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Despite seeing ‘Red Dirt’ rejected by 14 publishers, EM Reapy stuck with the writing and it’s finally paid off, as her debut novel garners the plaudits. She talks to
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Roddy Doyle’s creative writing courses are being opened up to children all across Ireland. The Man Booker prize winner set up Fighting Words in 2009 with Sean Love, to provide free writing classes for children in Dublin’s north inner city.
Fri, 20 May, 2016