When I first got into fantasy and sci-fi books, I remember lamenting that I couldn't find any work by Irish authors. Of course, the reason for the scarcity was mainly due to my own laziness... plus I never went up to a bookseller and just, y'know, ASKED. Years later, I now know of authors like … Continue reading Irish Sci-Fi Anthology Available For Pre-Order
Simon Fitzmaurice, Irish filmmaker and author of bestselling memoir 'It's Not Yet Dark' has died aged 43. If you don't know of him, he was a creator from Wicklow who had a decade-long battle with motor neurone disease (MND). If you do know of him, you'll know what a huge loss this is, both to … Continue reading Irish Author Of ‘It’s Not Yet Dark’ Dies Aged 43
The Bloggies were on last night at The Academy and I'm delighted to say that I came away with the silver award. I wasn't entirely sure at first as I was sitting off to the side and didn't have a clear view of the screen. I didn't want to celebrate prematurely in case I was … Continue reading Blog Awards Ireland • Taking Home The Silver!
Adding to the colourful and ever expanding list of bars in Dublin comes Mulligan and Haines, a baked goods and cocktail bar and live music venue opening at 32 Dame Street. If you find the names familiar, it's because the bar has closely tied its brand to chapter 10 of Ulysses, where characters Buck Mulligan … Continue reading Ulysses Inspired Bar Opens In Dublin