Theo Dorgan: My Favourite

Theo Dorgan explains just why it’s impossible to have a favourite book. ONE OF THE MINOR HAZARDS of bringing...

Sarah Maria Griffin: My Favourite …

Sarah Maria Griffin reveals her romance with the National Library in Dublin City and the LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire


The illustrated world of daughter-and-father team Kathi and John Burke The idea for Kathi and John’s first book, Irelandopedia,...

Opinion: Bhúps! That’s a bit graphic!

Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh of Cois Life talks about publishing contemporary teenage fiction and confounding expectations as Gaeilge OPINION

What do we tell the children? Jane Mitchell on the Syrian civil war

Jane Mitchell’s book A Dangerous Crossing tells the story of Ghalib, a young Kurdish boy fleeing the Syrian civil war.

Hey YA – Podcast

Listen here. From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen...

The Literary Salon – Podcast

Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal...

Books & Authors – BBC4 Podcast

This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A...


Where can you get a copy of Books Ireland? Books Upstairs, 17 D’Olier St, Dublin 2

Thomas Kilroy (85): This Literary Life

 ‘Literary prizes are about marketing - many excellent writers never win anything’ Interview by Mary McCarthy