Brooklyn (2015). Directed by John Crowley. With Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Alisha Heng. In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
The Artemis Fowl books, Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl is one of our favorite figures in YA — a teenage criminal mastermind with a ruthless streak. Whether he’s capturing fairies or joining forces with them against the goblin rebellion, he’s one Irish child prodigy we wouldn’t want to mess with, but we’re always happy to see in action.
One of the leading photographers of the past century, Shirley Baker, sadly died towards the end of September. Here Tom Gillmor, of the Mary Evans Picture Library, who are guardians of her archive, pays tribute to her work.
TURF'S UP, 1903 Achill Island, County Mayo, Ireland This wonderful photo captures two young women carrying peat on their backs outside a white-washed, thatched cottage near Dooagh on Achill Island in 1903.