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# Irish writing

Last year
# Irish writing
The Irish Read: David Hayden writes about boyhood and home
This week we have an extract from Hayden’s essay from ‘well I just kind of liked it’, a collection of writing on art and the home.
# Irish writing
The Irish Read: An extract from Aingeala Flannery's debut - inspired by life in Tramore
Read an extract from Aingela Flannery’s new book, The Amusements.
# homegrown writing
The Irish Read: Cristín Leach shares the story of getting her first tattoo post-divorce
Read an extract from the art critic’s first book, a memoir.
All time
# homegrown writing
The Irish Read: Rosita Boland on the power of friendships
This week, we have an extract from Rosita Boland’s book Comrades.
# Irish writing
The Irish Read: How Holy Show tells 'interesting and unexpected stories of Irish life'
Enjoy new work by Roisin Kiberd, excerpted from the Holy Show journal, this Sunday morning.
# young writers
The Irish Read: Four young writers share their poetry
Enjoy new work by young Irish authors, excerpted from the Paper Lanterns journal, this Sunday morning.
# Irish book awards
Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017
The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.
# Seamus Heaney
Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today
Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…
# Your shout
Open thread: What Maeve Binchy book do you recommend?
Readers of the late, great Irish author have been reminiscing on the Binchy novel that touched them – which one would you give to a friend who had never read her work?
# Irish writing
Best Irish scripts short-listed for ZeBBie Awards
Parked, Love/Hate and Trade – just some of the scripts in the running for awards.