28 October 2016

Voting for best Irish crime fiction novel

Online voting is currently under way for this year's Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards, including the crime fiction shortlist.

27 October 2016

'How to Slay a Literary Agent' in Dun Laoghaire

Sam Blake, Catherine Ryan Howard and Liz Nugent will discuss "How to Slay a Literary Agent" at the Lexicon Library in Dun Laoghaire at 7 pm on 24 November 2016. All three authors have been shortlisted in the crime fiction category of this year's Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Tickets via Eventbrite.ie

24 October 2016

Crime fiction course in NI with Declan Burke

Award-winning Irish crime writer and journalist Declan Burke will present a one-day course on 3rd December at Ranfurly House in Dungannon, County Tyrone, about writing crime novels. Declan has published six novels and is editor of the recently published anthology of short stories Trouble is Our Business.

Book a place via event organisers the Irish Writers' Centre.

23 October 2016

Ian Rankin in Belfast

Ian Rankin comes to Belfast this December to talk about and sign copies of his latest Rebus novel. The event at the No Alibis bookshop takes place on 9th December 2016 at 7.30 pm as part of his UK tour to promote Rather Be the Devil.

18 October 2016

'Line of Duty' back on the streets of Belfast

Filming is well under way in Belfast for the fourth season of Line of Duty.  Such is the success of the gritty police series that it will be moving from BBC 2 to BBC 1.