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Hard truth and troubling questions—Fallen, by Mel O’Doherty

Eoghan Smith takes a deep dive into Fallen— a novel with the flint of hard truth, ruled by a dark supremacy

Backlist Beauties—Paris Syndrome, by Lucy Sweeney Byrne

Backlist Beauties - publishers choose a title from their back catalogue that sparkles. Next up, Paris Syndrome, by Lucy Sweeney Byrne (Banshee Press).

The Tangle Box, by Dave Kavanagh—chapter one

Chapter one of The Tanglebox, by Dave Kavanagh. "Darkly compelling and driven by a powerful, page-turning momentum" - Kevin Barry.

A symphony of echoes—Dara Kavanagh’s Prague 1938

A rich feast, full of literary echoes, Fionnuala McManamon reviews Prague 1938, by Dara Kavanagh.

Poetry Happening—Liam McNevin

Liam McNevin reads 'Fisherman's Blues' from 'Times Present and Past' (Swan Press).

In Situ Solos—Belfast streets as a performance space

Inspired by the empty streets and stay home message during the first COVID-19 lockdown in 2020, choreographer Aisling McCormick's latest work reimagines Belfast as an outdoor performance space for her latest project, In Situ Solos.

Splonk, the sparky bi-lingual journal for flash fiction

Nuala O'Connor talks all things flash, and Janice Leagra highlights some sparks—with dazzling imagery.

Books to keep you hooked—some of the best Irish thrillers, old...

From modern classics of the genre, to recently published, a list of thrilling Irish crime, psychological thrillers, and chilling suspense.

Stephen Sexton & Kathleen McCracken at John Hewitt Society International Summer...

Stephen Sexton and Kathleen McCracken read at in-person and live streamed event at the John Hewitt Summer School.

A Bonfire of Shoes, by Radhika Iyer

A Bonfire of Shoes, by Radhika Iyer, from her debut collection 'Why are you here?' (Castles in the Air Press).
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