Debut novelist uses childhood memories for inspiration

Deeply moving and evocative prose. Haunting, tender yet hopeful. Pilgrim is a beautiful read that lingers. – Carmel Harrington In this cynical age it’s a joy to encounter such sincerity, and wonderfully unexpected to see contemporary fiction as a profession of fervent yet gentle faith. Louise is a brave and humane writer, a breath of […]

Renowned Science Fiction Writer Kim Stanley Robinson Visits University of Limerick and Cloughjordan Ecovillage in April

The Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies, along with its partners at the University of Limerick and Cloughjordan Ecovillage, are proud to welcome one of the most renowned writers of science fiction, Kim Stanley Robinson, to Ireland 6–10 April. A Week With Kim Stanley Robinson is a unique, interdisciplinary series of events including readings, workshops, lectures, […]

Dublin Lord Mayor Launches Tipp Writer’s Book

Dublin’s new Lord Mayor Oisin Quinn last weekend launched an anniversary reissue of Brendan Lynch’s book, Triumph of the Red Devil. The 1903 Irish Gordon Bennett Cup Race. The Lord Mayor insisted; “We are indebted to Brendan who worked so diligently on his celebration of such a significant event in Irish sporting, motoring and social history. […]

North Tipperary Author’s New Book First To Celebrate Unesco Award

North Tipp author Brendan Lynch has published the first book to celebrate Dublin’s UNESCO City of Literature award, PRODIGALS AND GENIUSES. The Writers and Artists of Dublin’s Baggotonia. It will be launched by Arts Minister Jimmy Deenihan in Dublin on Novermber 15. Foreword writer J. P. Donleavy said; “All the writers are here from Samuel […]