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Getting it Write: Cotton Wool Kids & Molly Bloom by Stella O’Malley
Posted by Stella O'Malley in > General Interest

It has been like a three act play; act one was writing the book, act two was getting it published and act three is publicising the book now it is...

Go Get Him! Avril Mulcahy Tells You How
Posted by Avril Mulcahy in > General Interest > Non-Fiction

There is no college course for matchmaking, dating or relationships. There is no magic recipe book that if followed exactly will find your perfect mate. There aren’t even many dating...

Irish Women Don’t Get Cold…Because We’re Grand…
Posted by Barbara Scully in > General Interest > Non-Fiction

Barbara Scully talks to Tara Flynn about her first book, You’re Grand, The Irishwomen’s Secret Guide To Life. “According to the rhyme, little girls are made from sugar and spice...

Martina Devlin on How to Time Travel Without a Time Machine

Short of stepping into a time machine, how do writers think themselves into the mind of characters who lived hundreds of years ago? In my novel The House Where It...

A Virtual Bookshop: Behind the Scenes at Inkflash
Posted by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin in > General Interest > Interviews

Inkfash is a new online resource aimed at readers and writers – a Goodreads with virtual shelves where authors, book bloggers, publishers and readers can set up virtual rooms, mini...

Ken Kinsella: Out of the Dark 1914-1918

The desire to contribute to the remembrance of forgotten Irishmen sprang from a passionate interest in the stories of those who fought and died in the First World War, frequently...

Kate Carbery on Becoming Mum

Writing a book was never a dream of mine. Writing a book was something that other people did; clever people, creative people. I never considered myself to be one of...

ICA Book of Home & Family

In 2012, we published The ICA Cookbook, a collection of treasured recipes gathered from ICA members across the country. We wanted to pass on these much-loved dishes to a new...

Rory Gallagher: His Life and Times
Posted by Derek Flynn in > General Interest > Interviews

Rory Gallagher, the legendary blues guitarist who died in 1995 at the tragically young age of 47, was probably one of the most gifted guitarists in rock history. A new...

Jared Browne on ‘Dunphy: A Football Life’

The first thing you need to understand about Jared Browne’s ‘Dunphy: A Football Life’ is that you do not need to be a football fan (or fanatic) to enjoy it. ...