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    Book Launch: One Star Awake by Andrew Meehan

    By admin on September 15, 2017
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    NEW ISLAND  warmly invites you to celebrate the launch of One Star Awake by Andrew Meehan on Saturday, September 23rd at 3.30pm, in Kai Cafe & Restaurant, 22 Sea Road, Galway. We’re thrilled to have author Kevin Barry as guest speaker on the day. Please email office@newisland.ie or call 01 – 2784225 to RSVP.   A young woman comes to in the Paris restaurant in which she apparently

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    One Star Awake – Book Trailer

    By admin on September 7, 2017
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     Credit: Leon Butler One Star Awake ‘A novel of the loveliest alchemy: playful, sensual and poignant, with a cast of beguiling characters.’ – Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies ‘The most unusually brilliant novel you will read this year. Meehan’s writing is fast, furious and very funny.’ – Liz Nugent, author of Unravelling Oliver ‘An acute psychological study that rips along

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    Boyle Arts Festival 2017

    By admin on July 19, 2017
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      Sinéad Gleeson, Christine Dwyer Hickey & Nuala O’Connor at Boyle Arts Festival  July 28, 2017 @ 6:00 PM – @ 8:00 PM | Tickets €8 King House, Military Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Sinéad Gleeson’s essays have appeared in Granta, Banshee, Winter Papers, Gorse and Autumn. Her short story ‘Counting Bridges’ was longlisted at the 2016 Irish Book Awards. In 2015, she edited “The Long Gaze Back: an Anthology of

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    Julie Parsons at the London Irish Centre

    By admin on July 6, 2017
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    KILLING FOR A LIVING: IRISH CRIME WRITERS Julie Parsons and Sheila Bulger discuss The Art of Murder with bestselling crime writer Sam Blake Date: July 23rd, 2017 | Doors: 15:30 Venue: London Irish Centre | Price: £8 Julie Parsons is one of Ireland’s most accomplished crime writers and was previously a radio and television producer at RTÉ. Julie was born in New

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    West Cork Literary Festival 2017

    By admin on June 20, 2017
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    New Island authors at West Cork Literary Festival 2017 Reading: Lisa Harding at Bantry Bookshop  11.30am, Saturday, July 15th | Free Event ‘Harvesting is shocking – and shockingly good. It is thought-provoking, anger-provoking, guilt-provoking, and – most importantly – it is a brilliantly written novel.’ – Roddy Doyle ‘In much the same way that Louise O’Neill’s book Asking For It