Sun, 03 Jan, 2021
From the library service — with more than 330 branch libraries and 31 of the mobile variety — comes news that should be celebrated in homes and schools across the country. Its report on borrowings for last year show that most of the top 20 borrowed books were titles for children.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
“The novel, as a form, has moved into the slow lane.” Novelist and journalist Will Self, discussing his new novel, Phone, at Dublin’s International Literature festival, had some home truths for booklovers at Smock Alley Theatre.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
The last of the great Anglo-Irish writers, Molly Keane, who died 20 years ago today, has been the chief focus of the 13th Cork World Book Fest — a six-day literary jamboree currently packing out both the Central Library and Triskel Christchurch.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017