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David Branigan – Ocean Fever
Posted by Marése O'Suillivan in > General Interest > Interviews > Non-Fiction

Irish sports journalist David Branigan’s debut novel, Ocean Fever, traces the high-risk career thus far of Kerry sailor Damian Foxall. High risk, extreme weather, knife-edge decisions, rivalries and challenges in the...

Stuff Irish People Love – A Hilarious and Slightly Terrifying Look in the Mirror

Colin Murphy and Donal O’Dea appear to have dream jobs.  They sit down (occasionally with a pint) and discuss and debate all the weird and wonderful things about the Irish,...

Damian Corless’s Sweet Tooth

When I was five years old I used to walk to my Irish dancing class each Saturday with Therese, a friend and neighbour. She was ten, older and infinitely more...

Shine On – Irish Writing and Mental Health

Shine On is an anthology of new Irish writing published by Dedalus Press in October 2011. A unique collaboration with Shine, the national organisation supporting people with mental ill health, it’s...

Revolutionary Ireland Through a Lens

The period from 1913 to 1923 in Ireland’s history of rebellion, is undoubtedly the most significant. The period takes in the revival of interest in all things Irish around 1913,...

Matt Cooper on How Ireland Really Went Bust

Planning on writing a book? Anything you need to do before you start? Get fit first! That’s what broadcaster, columnist and author Matt Cooper did and he found it really...

Tweet Treats is a Treat for All

Ten years ago, almost to the day, I packed up my desk and walked away from the world of work to spend some time being a full time stay at...

Fearghal McGarry – Rebels: Voices From The Easter Rising

It was an English writer, Leslie Poles Hartley (1895 – 1972) who said “the past is a foreign country, they do things differently there”  and few books I have come...

Anne Holland – Passion & Professionalism

Anne is a natural in all things that she does and the combination of her two great talents – as a horsewoman and as a writer – has led her...

The Trib: Highlights from The Sunday Tribune
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in > General Interest > Interviews > Non-Fiction

Compiled and conceived by journalist Dave Kenny, and with a forward bySunday Tribune editor Nóirín Hegarty The Trib is a landmark book published by Y Books, the cutting edge Irish publishing house led...