In the August 9 Irish World


Coverage of Michael D. Higgins in Belgium, and the unveiling of the Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery

Interview with the four cast members of the Inbetweeners ahead of their film release, on their success and Irish connections

Billy’s World – the story behind a family fundraising to open a theme park suited for the needs of families affected by disability

Dwina Murphy-Gibb, the wife of the late Robin Gibb, tells us about her new play, her life with Robin and their good times in Ireland

…Summer Books Special…

London Irish Fictions writer Tony Murray speaks about the literature so often overlooked in the capital

Cork writer Laurence Fenton speaks about his book Frederick Douglass in Ireland: The ‘Black O’Connell’ and how Ireland radicalised the black abolitionist

Kindle phenomenon Carmel Harrington speaks about second book stress with her new title The Life You Left

Book reviews, hunger strike poetry and more 


Paddy Barnes speaks out about that anthem row

Rory McIlroy is on target to win his fourth major in this weekend’s PGA Championship

Full coverage of the local GAA scene


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