We’ve gathered some of our favourite contemporary Irish love stories for you to curl up with. Whether you’re looking for family drama, or timeless love, we’ve got the perfect book.
It's shaping up to be a stellar year in Irish writing. We take a look at some of the best Irish fiction coming up in 2019 for your to-be-read pile, from Tana French to Billy O'Callaghan.
Irish writer Billy O’Callaghan is back with a devastatingly powerful new novel, My Coney Island Baby. Here Billy writes about the early loss of his brother, Richard, and how writing about it has changed the shape of his grief.
Billy O’Callaghan is the author of the critically acclaimed novel My Coney Island Baby, which has been translated into eight languages and was shortlisted for the Encore Award 2020. The title story in his short-story collection The Boatman and Other Stories was shortlisted for the Costa Short Story Award. He lives in Douglas, a village on the edge of Cork City.