I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Irish Literature

This is the Way

Gavin Corbett's first novel. Every now and then a voice comes along to reinvigorate the language.... Colum McCann

Field Day Review 8, 2012

Extracts taken from Roger Casement's diary during his eighteen months in Germany from October 1914-April 1916. Fuller, annotated versions appear in the latest edition of the Field Day Review

Harm’s Way

Debut collection of poems from Conor Carville.

Silver Threads of Hope

An anthology of short fiction featuring twenty-eight writers including Colm McCann, Emma Donoghue, Dermot Healy and Keith Ridgway. All royalties will be donated to Console, the organisation which offers support to people in suicidal crisis.

Through the Window

Julian Barnes explains what other writers have meant to him.


Petrol is a prose poem disguised as a novella of adolescence in Co Cork, Ireland.

The Irish Novel 1960 -2010

The first book to study how the novel has been involved in discussing the seeds of change and the response to change as it evolved.

The Mining Road

New collection of poems both sensuous and religious from Leanne O'Sullivan.

Country Girl

Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's memoir. She has written over twenty works since The Country Girls. Seamus Heaney has observed that her language is all the more trustworthy because it issues from a sensibility that has known the costs as well as the rewards of being alive.


This is a book about being an outsider, looking in.

Britain and Ireland: Lives Entwined

Fourth edition of Lives Entwined from the British Council of Northern Ireland

Come Here to Me

From the acclaimed Dublin blog.