Sally Rooney is "the latest in a line of Irish female writers who have gone out and conquered the world," but she could use a bit of "Binchy humor."
Born in Dublin, the Irish novelist and playwright is recognized as one of the greatest Irish writers and was awarded the prestigious Swedish literature prize in 1969.
A handy little guidebook for anyone who wants to understand the Irish, not just our words but how we are as people.
"My Boy" a memoir by Philomena Lynott, the mother of Irish rockstar Phil Lynott, is to be turned into a movie and will follow her life and relationship with her son.
Máire Mhac an tSaoi is being remembered as one of the most important Irish language scholars of our time.
Brendan Kennelly published over 30 books and received the Irish PEN Award in 2010 for Contribution to Irish Literature.
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.
A review of "Sorry for Your Trouble: The Irish Way of Death" by Ann Marie Hourihane.
“Perhaps you could come with me to speak to some patients?...These are special patients, suffering from ...a disease no one wants to deal with.”
Beloved Irish poet Seamus Heaney won the Nobel Prize for Literature in October 1995. Here's a look at some of his most impactful poems.
8 reasons to press the Green Button and get back to Ireland
COVID live updates: Only 11 ICU beds available in Ireland as hospitalizations rise
The infamous murder of an Irish beauty, Colleen Bawn
3,000-year-old baby skeleton discovered at the Irish birthplace of Halloween
Paul McCartney's Irish roots
How to have the best, spookiest Halloween of your life in Ireland
Saoirse Ronan’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” a smash hit in London
Sally Rooney is no Maeve Binchy
Yikes! These early 20th century Halloween costumes are horrifying
Tentative or total returns to Irish theatre in New York coming
Late-night revelers rejoice as Irish nightclubs return