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Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'
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Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'

Oct 13th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,030 Views 6 Comments

In his new novel, two old friends meet up for a pint in Dublin city centre – and discover new things about each other’s lives.

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis
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# Rosie

'It makes you very angry': Irish film Rosie shows the reality of the homelessness crisis

Mar 17th 2020, 6:00 PM 47,220 Views 75 Comments

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

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

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.

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

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

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,717 Views 16 Comments

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

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis
# Rosie
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# Rosie

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Aug 30th 2018, 6:42 PM 22,169 Views 72 Comments

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

Quiz: How much do you know about Roddy Doyle?
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Quiz: How much do you know about Roddy Doyle?

May 8th 2018, 8:30 PM 26,254 Views 20 Comments

How much do you know about his life and works?

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz
# The Barrytown Trilogy
# The Barrytown Trilogy

The Ultimate Roddy Doyle Movie Quiz

Dec 10th 2017, 9:30 PM 7,144 Views 6 Comments

Do you know your Curleys from your Rabbittes?

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

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

Jun 12th 2017, 9:00 PM 21,255 Views 6 Comments

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

The baby from The Snapper turned 23 this year and don't YOU feel old?
# Small Turkey
# Small Turkey

The baby from The Snapper turned 23 this year and don't YOU feel old?

Dec 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 16,137 Views 5 Comments

Grand sized baby….

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

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

Dec 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,172 Views 99 Comments

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

The Van has a criminally low score on Rotten Tomatoes and it’s not OK
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

The Van has a criminally low score on Rotten Tomatoes and it’s not OK

May 23rd 2016, 11:17 AM 5,086 Views 7 Comments

They just don’t get it.

'Talkin’ sh*te, drinkin’, goin’ to the jacks' - It's Roddy Doyle's take on Culture Night
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# Love Culture

'Talkin’ sh*te, drinkin’, goin’ to the jacks' - It's Roddy Doyle's take on Culture Night

Sep 18th 2015, 6:43 PM 12,223 Views 19 Comments

“Opera an’ bukes”

Roddy Doyle takes on Electric Picnic and it involves some yellow pills
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# Not Grace Jones

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

Sep 7th 2015, 9:26 PM 17,987 Views 7 Comments

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

The 'Woodstock of the mind' is visiting Ireland next week
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# Hay Festival

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

Jun 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 13,402 Views 14 Comments

And Marian Keyes will be there.

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

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

May 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,515 Views 2 Comments

The author posted a short story on his Facebook yesterday.

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

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

May 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 11,766 Views 10 Comments

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
# RIP

'He made me happy': Roddy Doyle penned a perfect tribute to Bill O'Herlihy last night

May 26th 2015, 7:32 AM 3,035 Views 1 Comment

<3

Roddy Doyle's latest short story about marriage equality is the most touching yet
# Sorry
# Sorry

Roddy Doyle's latest short story about marriage equality is the most touching yet

May 19th 2015, 8:00 PM 4,372 Views 2 Comments

He’s done it again.

Roddy Doyle just used Game of Thrones to argue in favour of same-sex marriage
# Game O’ Throne
# Game O’ Throne

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

May 6th 2015, 7:48 PM 4,428 Views 1 Comment

He’s done it again.

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

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

May 6th 2015, 7:28 PM 16,147 Views 53 Comments

He’s got this Facebook thing figured out.

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 8:48 PM 8,144 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 9:07 AM 33,916 Views 33 Comments

The author posted the short story on his Facebook page.

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 8:41 AM 3,878 Views 1 Comment

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

Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way
# One City One Book
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# One City One Book

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

Mar 25th 2015, 8:45 PM 17,465 Views 10 Comments

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

The Snapper has finally been commemorated with a good-sized plaque in Dublin
# Finally
# Finally

The Snapper has finally been commemorated with a good-sized plaque in Dublin

Mar 25th 2015, 11:01 AM 4,220 Views 2 Comments

Proper order.

Here's what Baby Georgina from The Snapper looks like now
# A Small Turkey
# A Small Turkey

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

Dec 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 125,384 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

Nov 28th 2014, 12:07 PM 6,036 Views 6 Comments

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

Five Irish authors are up for the world's most valuable book prize
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# One Hundred Grand

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

Nov 24th 2014, 12:08 PM 10,832 Views 10 Comments

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?
# The Snapper
# The Snapper

Can You Match The Snapper Quote To The Character?

Nov 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 41,781 Views 44 Comments

Like two eggs in a hanky.

What's been your favourite Irish book this year?
# Book It
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# Book It

What's been your favourite Irish book this year?

Oct 30th 2014, 1:05 PM 10,114 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:39 PM 7,367 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,171 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2014, 12:55 PM 7,806 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,847 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 PM 5,531 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

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

Oct 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 7,145 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 2:15 PM 2,887 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 9,513 Views 5 Comments

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

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)
# The Second Half
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# The Second Half

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)

Oct 7th 2014, 9:56 AM 6,015 Views 13 Comments

Box office.

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