Tag Archives: Edna O’Brien

Margaret Atwood at the Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire (DLR Library Voices series)

Margaret Atwood was in Dun Laoghaire on Wednesday (30th September) to talk to Paula Shields about her new novel The Heart Goes Last. Introducing The Heart Goes Last, Paula Shields said that the characters don’t know they’re living in a … Continue reading

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2015 Irish PEN Award for Literature: Éilís Ní Dhubhne

On Friday 20th February, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne will be awarded the 2015 Irish Pen Award for Literature. Her first short story was published in the New Irish Writing page of the Irish Press in 1974. Since then she has published … Continue reading

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Openings, anyone?

Teaching started again this week, after something a bit longer than what you might call a break. More like a brake.  In any case, it got me thinking about openings, what they are and how they work. I began to … Continue reading

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