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'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call
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'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call

Oct 12th 2019, 3:04 PM 28,016 Views 28 Comments

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize
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Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

Nov 19th 2018, 11:55 AM 11,621 Views 3 Comments

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'
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John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Oct 4th 2017, 7:00 PM 16,686 Views 59 Comments

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing
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'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

Aug 21st 2017, 9:20 PM 19,616 Views 68 Comments

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous
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U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous

Apr 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 27,128 Views 6 Comments

Funded by Sky Atlantic, Riviera is the brainchild of Paul McGuinness and directed by Neil Jordan.

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list
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People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list

Apr 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 26,887 Views 79 Comments

James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien were featured in The Telegraph’s Best British Novels list.

John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards
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John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards

Nov 18th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,486 Views 5 Comments

The Booker Prize winner will join the ranks of previous winners John McGahern, Seamus Heaney and Edna O’Brien.

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize
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John Banville wins Austrian literature prize

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:40 PM 6,146 Views 8 Comments

Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012
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Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012

Nov 23rd 2012, 5:11 PM 12,558 Views 9 Comments

Award winners included, Katie Taylor, Edna O’ Brien, John Banville, Mary O’Rourke, Catherine Fulvio, and Maeve Binchy.

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series
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Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series

Aug 27th 2012, 8:56 AM 3,568 Views 3 Comments

Banville said Byrne is the “perfect” choice to star in the series – which he penned under the pseudonym Benjamin Black.

No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed
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No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed

Jul 25th 2012, 4:21 PM 7,597 Views 7 Comments

As usual, the talk is more about who’s not in rather than who is.