22 June 2017

Domestic noir debut by OfficeMum blogger


Andrea Mara is a freelance writer and award-winning blogger (OfficeMum.ie) who lives with her family in Dun Laoghaire.

Published by Poolbeg, her debut novel The Other Side of the Wall was partly inspired by the constant night-time waking of her youngest child - though Andrea is quick to point out that unlike her main character she never saw a body in the neighbours' garden!

16 June 2017

Crime fiction panel at Boyle Arts Festival


Declan Burke, Louise Phillips, Arlene Hunt and Andrea Carter will take part in a crime writing panel at the Boyle Arts Festival on 22 July, in the Family Resource Centre at 5 pm.

15 June 2017

Jack Holland (1947-2004)


Belfast-born writer Jack Holland was a journalist, novelist, poet and crime fiction author.

12 June 2017

'Dalkey Noir': rise of female thriller writers


Authors Jane Casey, Liz Nugent and Sinead Crowley will talk about the rise of the female thriller writers who dominate the bestseller lists in "Dalkey Noir", in the Masonic Lodge in Dalkey on Saturday 17 June. The morning event is part of this year's Dalkey Book Festival.

30 May 2017

Video: Chris O'Dowd in latest 'Get Shorty'



Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano are set to star in the 10-episode reimagining of Elmore Leonard's thriller comedy novel Get Shorty, and Epix has just released the official trailer.