Dermot Bolger

A generation slipping away: Brendan Kennelly and the changing of Ireland’s literary guard

Between Two Hells: Ferriter takes stock of Ireland’s ‘small-scale’ yet cruel Civil War

Fairground Ponies: A poem by Dermot Bolger

In Kiltumper: A celebration of a serene haven under constant threat

Holding Her Breath: A deep dive into the psyche of a troubled young woman

Things I Have Withheld: Exploring the consequences of being where you are not wanted

Whereabouts: A near-plotless story leaves an unforgettable aftertaste

Liberty Hall: Building a perfect postmodern beast in 1960s Dublin

Psychiatrist in the Chair: Peeling back the many layers of a singular man

Exiles: A master of his craft conjures up the emigrant experience

A Thousand Moons: Barry skilfully reclaims a family’s hidden history

Quiet Tide: Haunting story of a forgotten botanist

Travel: On course for greatness

Raise a glass to a heartfelt and impressive debut novel

Haverty explores her poetic side to beguiling effect

An uncomfortable look at how Celtic culture was co-opted

Turning a drab journey into a tour de force

Life in the raw on an inhospitable borderline

Books: Two towering rivals and friends, appraised together