Tag Archives: Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle, Ha-Ha-Ha — The Kells Hay Festival Part 3


If you were to see Roddy Doyle in the street and have no clue who he was, you’d probably think he was a character in Star Trek: The Next Generation. A genial engineer, perhaps. Good at quantum mechanics and quick with a … Continue reading

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The Teacup Paradigm


Alfred J. Prufrock measured out his life in coffee spoons. I measure my day’s work by cups of tea. Continue reading

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“Yes,” he smiled.


Every writer has  something that sets their teeth on edge. The misplaced apostrophe, the homonym error, the dangling modifier… For me the thing most likely to make me squirm is badly used identification tags. Eek! I hate that! When I … Continue reading

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