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Anansi Boys: book review

Anansi Boys: book review

  “Stories are webs, interconnected strand to strand, and you follow each story to the center, because the center is the end. Each person is a strand of story.” Neil…

Kevin Street Library refurbishment complete

Kevin Street Library refurbishment complete

  Kevin Street Library has reopened five years after works were delayed several times when more damage was uncovered throughout the rebuilding. Due to the majority of the roof having…

Welcome to Lagos: Review

Welcome to Lagos: Review

The opening line of this book sets the tone for the following 300 pages. “Evening swept through the Delta: half an hour of mauve before the sky bruised to black.”…

D’you Remember Yer Man, celebrating a host of Dublin characters

D’you Remember Yer Man, celebrating a host of Dublin characters

  A book celebrating some of Dublin’s most well-known characters was released in late October and includes the stories of a host of individuals who roamed The Liberties. D’you Remember…

Colm Tóibín makes shortlist for Man Booker Prize

Colm Tóibín makes shortlist for Man Booker Prize

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced this month. The prize is the most prestigious of its kind given to writers of British, Irish or Commonwealth origins. The…

The Silver Linings Playbook – book review

The Silver Linings Playbook – book review

The Silver Linings Playbook starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence has just been released on DVD – but like so many other films before the movie there was the book.…

The magic of Marsh’s Library

The magic of Marsh’s Library

Louisa McGrath uncovers the fascinating history of Dublin's oldest public library.…

Legendary Liberties poet remembered at Francis Street gallery

Legendary Liberties poet remembered at Francis Street gallery

The launch of The Life and Works of Michael Moran by Liam O’Meara brings readers, rhymes and riddles to Gallery Zozimus. …

Iveagh Market memories with Sheila O’Flanagan

Iveagh Market memories with Sheila O’Flanagan

Heather Harte talks to author Sheila O'Flanagan about her memories of her father's stall in the Iveagh market. …

No money, no word joy

No money, no word joy

The ability to read and understand information is a basic yet vital skill that many today still live their lives without.…