The Arts Council has a long-standing partnership with a number of Irish universities offering Writer in Residence/Fellowship positions to provide university students with an opportunity to meet and develop creative reading and writing skills with a practicing writer,...
The West Cork Literary Festival welcomes two of Ireland’s laureates for a very special event, as Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry and Laureate na nÓg Sarah Crossan join Alex Clark in conversation....
by Mary McCarthy Sick of hounding the kids to read more? Then get them down to your local library today and sign up to the Summer Stars Reading...
The International Flann O’Brien Society is proud to announce Palimpsests: The V International Flann O’Brien Conference, 16-19 July 2019, hosted by the University College Dublin, Newman House and the Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) in cooperation...
Children’s Books Ireland and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre have announced an opportunity for three artists to avail of a week-long residency each, to take place in late 2019. These bursaries are designed specifically for mid-career children’s books authors or...
A monthly podcast about books, hosted by Irish Times Books Editor Martin Doyle. To listen, check it out here.
Irish chef Brian McDermott's cookbook Donegal Table: Delicious Everyday Cooking (published in 2018 by O'Brien Press) has won a major award at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. The awards took place on...
Words Ireland is a collective of seven literature organisations who work collaboratively to provide professional development and resource services to the literature sector.They have just announced their National Mentoring Programme. This is a valuable opportunity for twenty emerging writers to be...
Wednesday 10 July, 2pm - 3.30pm Learn about the ancient art of heraldry and the world of the knight, and then look at the ways coats of arms are used today. Children can design their own...
Tuesday 9 July, 2pm Who doesn’t love a good story? Come and explore how stories connect and delight us all. Children’s author Debbie Thomas will help you invent a pet, wage cutlery wars and...