Emma Donoghue is a prolific, multi award winning author and playwright, who has been constantly churning out spectacular content for over 25 years. She was also kind enough to take time out on her 50th birthday to...
The afternoon was shifting into a stormy evening in Dublin while, in sunny Los Angeles actor Keir Gilchrist was beginning his day with a phone call from overseas. Although, we were eight hours apart, and in different...
County Westmeath has a long history of churning out excellent music acts: Joe Dolan, Niall Horan, and Bressie are among the number of talented alumni. One of the county’s more recent exports is four piece band The...
Nicola Coughlan, who some will know better as Clare from Derry Girls, claims that it was her line from series one, episode one, “I’m not being an individual on my own!” that really attracted her to the...
‘They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway’ - Broadway is the promised land for many musical theatre enthusiasts who dream of one day performing in the likes of the Gershwin Theatre. This is a dream...

All about Áine

With a new name and new music, Áine is about to take over 2019. Clara Brannigan checks in with the rising pop singer-songwriter.
Over twenty five novels, many of which are the recipients of Irish writing awards, a screenplay, and a spell in the world of Douglas Adam’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Eoin Colfer’s resumé is, like the topics...
I am greeted by three charismatic women Jo, Emma and Claire, who meet me in the Library Bar in the Central hotel. We all order Americanos (well, Claire opts for a green tea) and we settle down for a...
Emilie Pine is a very busy lady – she’s Associate Professor of Modern Drama in UCD, and now the bestselling author of Notes to Self. Emilie’s book is a collection of essays, organised thematically, with topics ranging from family...
A4 Sounds is tucked away in St. Joseph’s Parade, a little nook off Dorset Street where the budding Autumn sun creates a crisp line which rises up the bright blue wall as it sets. This is where I meet photographer...