Cart 0
Continue reading...

Oireachtas Prizes 16 November 2016 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Bhain go leor dár gcuid údar duaiseanna liteartha amach ag Oireachtas 2016. Some of our successful authors from the Oireachtas awards 2016. Ghnóthaigh Michelle Nic Pháidín an dara duais sa chatagóir Úrscéal – Ficsean Ginearálta don úrscéal An tIriseoir. Foilsíodh An tIriseoir in 2016 agus bhí an-tóir air ó am a fhoilsithe. Michelle Nic Pháidín was awarded second place in the category Novel – General Fiction for her work An tIriseoir. An tIriseoir was published…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Alex Hijmans answers some questions from the public about his new book 26 September 2016 – Posted in: Uncategorised, Interview, Authors, Writing

1.An tearmann (The reservation) is your fifth work and your second novel that has been published by Cois Life. What inspired you to write this book? There is no easy solution to the conflict that inspired the plot of *An tearmann*, i.e. the ongoing strife between various indigenous peoples in Brazil (where I live) and local landowners. I wanted to look at that question in the form of fiction. Predictably, I found no easy answers. 2.…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

The Life of the Journalist by Deaglán de Bréadún: Brian Cowen 8 September 2016 – Posted in: Uncategorised

I am very grateful to former Taoiseach Brian Cowen for agreeing to launch my new book,Cinnlínte (‘Headlines’) at Hodges Figgis in Dublin on September 20th. The subtitle of the book (published by Cois Life) is ‘Saol an Iriseora’ (‘The Life of the Journalist’) and in its dozen or so chapters I give a description of various adventures I had while covering the news at home and abroad. As usual with journalists, I pay special attention to…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

The Life of the Journalist by Deaglán de Bréadún: Charles Haughey 6 September 2016 – Posted in: Uncategorised

The most important thing about any interview is that the person being questioned must be interesting and newsworthy. Charlie Haughey He or she doesn’t have to be a saint and few people would claim that Charles J. Haughey was a candidate for canonisation. But nobody could say that he wasn’t extremely newsworthy and – whether you liked him or not – very interesting. In my new book in Irish, Cinnlínte (‘Headlines’), published by Cois Life, I give…

Continue reading

Éagóir film secures investment 13 July 2016 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Dea-scéal an lae inné ná go bhfuil comhlacht léirithe ROSG tar éis maoiniú a fháil chun scannán Éagóir a chur le chéile bunaithe ar leabhar Sheáin Uí Chuirreáin a d’fhoilsigh muid i mbliana. Is iad ROSG a léirigh An Bronntanas (Tom Collins, 2014) agus Cré na Cille. Tá ríméad orainn agus muid ag súil go mór lena léiriú ar scéal dhúnmharaithe Mhám Trasna. Yesterday, we heard the fantastic news that ROSG are to receive funding…

Continue reading
0
Cló Iar-Chonnacht