Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
AS a lawyer, Steve has conducted several high profile cases. In 2010, representing a factory worker, he won the largest award for damages in race discrimination in Northern Ireland’s legal history.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
It seems that Kyril Bonfiglioli, English-born and of Italian and Slovenian descent, drew on his leading character, Charlie Mortdecai, from the muddle of his own alcoholic and trauma-laden life.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
Still got a pressie to buy or are you expecting some vouchers on Christmas Day? Richard Fitzpatrick picks the best book of the year in 10 different genres
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
"It was about eleven o’clock in the morning, mid October, with the sun not shining and a look of hard wet rain in the clearness of the foothills.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
Agatha Christie’s popularity is due to a combination no other mystery writer mastered, Declan Burke discovers.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
I WORRY about the fate of cinema. Last year, a study released by the European Audiovisual Observatory showed Ireland has tumbled down the league table of cinema-goers.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
A Mysterious Something in the Light: Raymond Chandler, A Life
Sun, 16 Feb, 2014
Michael Connelly was known for his detective, Harry Bosch, until the success of The Lincoln Lawyer and its protagonist Mickey Haller, says Declan Burke
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
Never Go Back
Sat, 30 Nov, 2013
KICKBACK CITY is a Rory Gallagher album with a difference. Joining him in the band for this one is the crime fiction writer Ian Rankin, the actor Aidan Quinn and cult illustrator Timothy Truman.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
William Ryan has written a third crime novel featuring Captain Alexei Korolev and he tells Declan Burke why the series is set in Russia
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
Richard Fitzpatrick quotes Raymond Chandler: “When in doubt have a man come in the door with a gun in his hand.”
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
THE great crime novelist Raymond Chandler advised, “When in doubt have a man come through a door with a gun in his hand”.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
You don’t want to know the mucky process in which many engaged to get a ticket. Each one will have a tale of how they got there come Sunday.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
The media company which owns Paddington Bear, Noddy and the Mister Men, as well as the literary rights to Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, is up for sale.|
Thu, 01 Sep, 2011
You Do!, by Kes Gray with illustrations by Nick Sharratt (Red Fox €8.80), is a salutary lesson to mothers who ought to think before having a rant.
Sat, 28 Aug, 2010
Noddy is set to drive into new markets as he celebrates his 60th birthday this year, parent company Chorion revealed today.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2009
Clive Owen is set to play fabled private eye Philip Marlowe in several feature films based on Raymond Chandler's mystery series.
Sun, 28 Jan, 2007
IMAGINATIONS are running wild in Waterford ahead of the kick-off of an ambitious arts festival that will see more than 100 acts perform in the city.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2004
YOU know the plot of the film yourself. An ordinary guy is offered a million bucks to allow himself be cuckolded, to give up everything that’s precious to him.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2004
THE husband of the “Lady in the Lake” murder victim who vanished from her home in 1976 and whose body was found in 1997, was arrested in connection with her death yesterday.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2004