The Book Corner: Colm Tóibín is at his best with Long Island
Another classic from the acclaimed Irish novelist, with a sequel to his best-selling book Brooklyn, some 20 years later, writes Leo Powell.
29 May 2024 Living Life
Celebrating literary love in Carlow
Ahead of the Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas, writer and presenter Olivia O’Leary talks to Olivia Hamilton about a lifetime in journalism and the path of poetry for women.
15 May 2024 Living Life
The Book Corner: fans of 'One Day' will be eager to read Nicholls' new novel
A touching tale of finding love and connection in nature, Leo Powell chats about his book of the month 'You Are Here' by David Nicholls.
Booker prize winner Paul Lynch playing by the book
Paul Lynch may have gotten kicked out of his English Leaving Cert class but that didn’t stop him from going on to become a Booker Prize winner, writes Dee Laffan.
24 April 2024 Features
Healthbytes: keep informed with the latest health news
Check out all the developments in the world of healthcare with this month’s Healthbytes, writes Margaret Hawkins.
3 April 2024 Health
Birds of a feather
Jim Wilson and Mark Carmody have had their eyes on Ireland’s bird population for years. Their new guide gives a wealth of information to help you achieve your birdwatching goals, writes Dee Laffan.
3 April 2024 Living Life
Living Life: read all about it
From nature and sport to magical creatures, bounce into the Easter break with eight wonderful new Irish children’s books to help make imaginations run wild, writes Grace Hanna.
27 March 2024 Living Life
How fast is your fashion?
Investing in your clothes, it’s not just the money spent, but how you care for them that makes them last. Laura De Barra has a plethora of practical tips in her new advice bible, writes Dee Laffan.
28 February 2024 Living Life
Darina Allen: new Ballymaloe Bread Book removes the mystery of making bread
There is a real possibility that once again every town and reasonably-sized village in Ireland could sustain a local bakery.
25 December 2023 News
'Dear Gay: Letters to the Gay Byrne Show'
A new book showcasing a curated collection of letters written to Gay Byrne's RTÉ1 radio show turns the spotlight on social issues faced by Irish people over decades through their personal stories
20 December 2023 Living Life