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READ: Seomra Ranga review of ‘Scéalta le hinsint don ghealach’ 19 April 2018 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar

Seomra Ranga.com have posted a lovely review of Scéalta le hinsint don ghealach (Caoimhe Nic Lochlainn) from Ann Marie O’ Donovan, a teacher at St. Michael’s COI National School in Cork. ‘The vocabulary in the stories is very accessible and simple, yet there is plenty of richness to be found. It was helpful to have the less familiar words translated at the end of the book also. It is an especially pleasant book to read…

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LISTEN: ClubLeabhar.com book review podcast 15 January 2018 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar

Alex Hijman’s new book ‘Idir dhá thír’ has been selected as Book of the Month by ClubLeabhar.com! This month, various book clubs will be reading this new collection of short stories, and sharing their responses with one another. Each month, ClubLeabhar.com release a free podcast as a starting point for much of the discussions that take place on the website. This time, Prof. Máirín Nic Eoin and Oisín Montanari are at hand to give their…

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Léirmheas Leabhar on TG4: I dtír mhilis na mbeo 2 June 2017 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar, News

Cois Life is delighted that I dtír mhilis na mbeo by Colm Ó Ceallacháin was chosen by Léirmheas Leabhar to be reviewed live on TG4.  The show takes place on a monthly basis, with a book being discussed and critiqued by two guest reviewers. Taking part in the discussion last night were Éilis Ní Anluain, a writer and novelist, along with Jody Coogan, a doctorate student currently studying in Queen’s University Belfast. Dr. Róisín Ní… Continue reading
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Book review: ‘I dtír mhilis na mbeo’ on Tuairisc.ie 17 April 2017 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar, News

 Eoin P. Ó Murchú has reviewed I dtír mhilis na mbeo by Colm Ó Ceallacháin. Here's a taster: Tá dhá scéal ar leith ar deacair gan suntas a thabhairt dóibh. Samplaí den litríocht shrianta nó ‘constrained literature’ iad. Sa chéad cheann, Fuadach, fuadaítear an guta ‘i’ agus níl úsáidtear ar chor ar bith sa scéal é agus sa dara ceann, a thagann díreach ina dhiaidh, níl mar ghuta ann ach ‘i’. Léiríonn Fuadach go háirithe cumas an scríbhneora agus… Continue reading
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Listen back: ‘Greim na vaimpíre’ reviewed on Raidió na Life 22 March 2017 – Posted in: Léirmheas leabhar, News

This past Monday, Orna Ní Choileáin's new book was discussed on Raidió na Life's programme, Aon Scéal? The book, Greim na vaimpíre, was reviewed by Niamh Ní Chadhla, who spoke to the show's presenter Róisín Adams. Niamh had not read any of the other three books in the series before jumping into the latest and final instalment. This did not stop her from enjoying the story, though: "Bhí a fhios agam go raibh na carachtair… Continue reading
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