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#Roddy Doyle

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets The Van

'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets

Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.

From TheJournal.ie 'It makes you very angry': Rosie stars Sarah Greene and Moe Dunford on the homeless crisis Rosie

'It makes you very angry': Rosie stars Sarah Greene and Moe Dunford on the homeless crisis

The film, written by Roddy Doyle, follows a homeless family over 36 hours.

From TheJournal.ie Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis Rosie

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about Roddy Doyle? Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about Roddy Doyle?

How much do you know about his life and works?

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz

Do you know your Curleys from your Rabbittes?

The discussion we need to have about Roddy Doyle's 'The Snapper' and Irish sex education

It’s time to question one of the nation’s favourite films.

From TheJournal.ie What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas Books

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

From TheJournal.ie 'Talkin’ sh*te, drinkin’, goin’ to the jacks' - It's Roddy Doyle's take on Culture Night Love Culture
From TheJournal.ie Roddy Doyle takes on Electric Picnic and it involves some yellow pills Not Grace Jones

Roddy Doyle takes on Electric Picnic and it involves some yellow pills

“An’ there’s this lad has a plastic bag full o’ yellow tablets an’ he says they’re for this asthma…”

From TheJournal.ie The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week Hay Festival

The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week

And Marian Keyes will be there.

From The42 Roddy Doyle's touching tribute sums up what made Bill O'Herlihy special Respect

Roddy Doyle's touching tribute sums up what made Bill O'Herlihy special

The author posted a short story on his Facebook yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie "D-yeh know what it is - ? He made me happy": Roddy Doyle's perfect tribute to Bill Short Story

"D-yeh know what it is - ? He made me happy": Roddy Doyle's perfect tribute to Bill

Roddy’s famous ‘two men in the pub’ have been weighing in on the sports anchor’s passing.

'He made me happy': Roddy Doyle penned a perfect tribute to Bill O'Herlihy last night RIP
From TheJournal.ie Roddy Doyle has used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage Stark Words

Roddy Doyle has used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage

He’s got this Facebook thing figured out.

From The42 Roddy Doyle used Ronaldo to convey his thoughts on the same sex marriage referendum Marref

Roddy Doyle used Ronaldo to convey his thoughts on the same sex marriage referendum

The Dublin author’s short story has gone super viral.

From TheJournal.ie 'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral Short Story

Roddy Doyle wrote a great short story about marriage equality, and it's going viral

In which Ronaldo decides how one man is going to vote in the referendum. Read it.

From TheJournal.ie Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way One City One Book

Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way

His Barrytown Trilogy will be part of a book initiative in Dublin next month.

Here's what Baby Georgina from The Snapper looks like now

DailyEdge.ie spoke to Aisling Conlan, the actress who played the snapper herself. Ready to feel old?

From The42 Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment Reaction

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.

From TheJournal.ie Five Irish authors are up for the world's most valuable book prize One Hundred Grand

Five Irish authors are up for the world's most valuable book prize

The award is run by Dublin City Council and is specific to English language publications – although it includes translations.

Can You Match The Snapper Quote To The Character?

Like two eggs in a hanky.

From TheJournal.ie What's been your favourite Irish book this year? Book It

What's been your favourite Irish book this year?

The shortlist for Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014 is in – and you get to vote on it.

From The42 Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie' Messy Divorce

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'

The former Manchester United captain expected his eventual exit from the club to be messy.

From The42 Roddy on Roy's taste in enemies & a dark, unsettling baseball story; it's the week's best sportswriting Well Read

Roddy on Roy's taste in enemies & a dark, unsettling baseball story; it's the week's best sportswriting

Also, an investigation into where Formula One goes from here and a profile of USA women’s soccer star Abby Wambach.

From The42 'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy The Second Half

'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy

The not-senior panelist was impressed by the work of his successor Roddy Doyle.

From The42 'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest Review

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest

The Irish pundit praises the “outstanding” and “tragic” autobiography.

From The42 It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight Brought To Book

It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight

Roy Keane book circus enters its fourth (and final?) day with the ‘world exclusive launch’ that wasn’t.

From The42 As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half' Roy Week

As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half'

Roy Keane’s new autobiography hit the shelves this morning. Now he meets the media in Dublin to face their questions.

From The42 Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years Bromance

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

From The42 Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers The Boss

Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers

The Ireland boss says he’s largely unaware of the detail in the leaked autobiography.

From The42 Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him' The Second Half

Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him'

The RTÉ pundit says ‘the pressure’s on’ Roddy Doyle to follow him.

From The42 Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well) The Second Half
From The42 'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United Explosive

'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United

In hindsight, Keano might regret bringing Carlos Queiroz’ wife into the argument.

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