Sun, 10 May, 2020
From pig farming to Reiki master seems like a bit of a stretch, but that’s the direction Caroline Rigney is taking. For the last 21 years she’s been as happy as a pig in chemical-free manure, producing the best possible food to sustain a lifestyle she and her husband chose to rear their two daughters, Rebecca, 29 and Rachel, 27.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
Ahead of ECHOES, a three-day event at Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre (October 5-7) to celebrate the work of Maeve Binchy and other Irish writers, Helen O’Callaghan asks six authors about their favourite Binchy book and her influence.
Mon, 01 Oct, 2018
Tressa Donnelly Reeves spent more than 50 years searching for her son. She told the High Court she was informed by a nun during her quest that adopted children don't want anything to do with their birth parents.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
Sat, 05 May, 2018
One of the standouts in Dave Lordan’s Young Irelanders collection of new Irish writers in 2015, Oisin Fagan won the Penny Dreadful litmag’s €10,000 novella award this summer for The Hierophants and followed it up by releasing Hostages.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
AN IRISH woman and a stylish inhabitant of New York whose elegant prose appeared regularly in the New Yorker and who published two collections of stories and a collection of essays during her life-time, Maeve Brennan (1917-1993) had to quit writing after a breakdown in the 1970s.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016