March 2017

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Welcome back to Irish Fiction Fridays! We took a break last week to observe St Patrick’s Day. This week we feature The Secret of Kells by Cartoon Saloon. The Secret of Kells is a 2009 French-Belgian-Irish animated fantasy film animated by Cartoon Saloon that premiered on 8 February 2009 at the 59th Berlin International Film […]

Ireland has a wealth of wonderful places to visit – but everyone will have different favorites, even within the same city! Our hope is that by the time Dublin2019 rolls around, you will have a list of places that you will want to visit – or re-visit, so do please consider contributing your own favorites! […]

Interview by Oisin McGann When I first saw PJ Lynch’s work, back in the nineties, it was in the book, Oscar Wilde: Stories for Children. I remember thinking: ‘Man, they don’t illustrate ’em like that any more. I wonder if this guy’s still alive?’ I didn’t realise at the time that PJ was not a […]

Today’s Irish Fiction Friday offering is a short story, fantasy tale from Sarah Rees Brennan. Born in Ireland in 1983, Brennan lived for a short while in New York, before returning to Surrey, England to complete a Creative Writing MA. She currently lives and writes in Ireland. Goodreads describes the story as “A tale of […]

This week on Irish Fiction Friday we feature a work of speculative fiction and Irish politics from 1904: The Red Leaguers by Shan F Bullock (John William Bullock). This is the fictitious story of a group of Catholic Irish, who, encouraged by the example of the Boers, form a secret league, and resolve upon a […]