Aon Scéal? – ‘An ríomhaire ilteangach’ reviewed

Last month An ríomhaire ilteangach was discussed on the show ‘Aon Scéal?’, broadcast by Raidió na Life.  The author of the book Michal Boleslav Měchura spoke about its importance in the context of technology and the Irish language.  An ríomhaire ilteangach is a guide book that gives an insight into… Continue reading

Léirmheas Leabhar on TG4: I dtír mhilis na mbeo

Cois Life is delighted that I dtír mhilis na mbeo by Colm Ó Ceallacháin was chosen by Léirmheas Leabhar to be reviewed live on TG4.  The show takes place on a monthly basis, with a book being discussed and critiqued by two guest reviewers. Taking part in the discussion last… Continue reading

Congratulations to Máire Zepf!

We at Cois Life would like to congratulate one of our authors, Máire Zepf, on her recent appointment as the first Children’s Writing Fellow at the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry in Queen’s University Belfast. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has created the new post in a hope to…

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Public seminar on Irish in information technology: 8 May

A day packed with talks from Irish speakers who make innovative use of information technology in their work, organised by Michal Boleslav Měchura and hosted by Fiontar and School of Irish, DCU. Měchura’s book, An ríomhaire ilteangach will be launched at the event. The seminar will take place on Monday, 8 May…

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Book review: ‘I dtír mhilis na mbeo’ on

 Eoin P. Ó Murchú has reviewed I dtír mhilis na mbeo by Colm Ó Ceallacháin. Here's a taster: Tá dhá scéal ar leith ar deacair gan suntas a thabhairt dóibh. Samplaí den litríocht shrianta nó ‘constrained literature’ iad. Sa chéad cheann, Fuadach, fuadaítear an guta ‘i’ agus níl úsáidtear ar chor ar bith sa… Continue reading

Two titles back in print!

We’ve reprinted Éagóir and Leabhar laethanta! It’s little under a year since we published Éagóir by Seán Ó Cuirreáin , and it’s been flying off the shelves ever since. We sold almost every copy of the first run, and we’ve just had more printed! ROSG are working on a documentary based on the book:…

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Launch of ‘I dtír mhilis na mbeo’ on the 20 April

Book launch: Colm Ó Ceallacháin’s first collection of short stories, I dtír mhilis na mbeo, will be launched on 20 April. The launch will take place from 18.00 in Cork City Central Library, 57-61 Grand Parade. Mícheál Ó Ruairc will be on hand to give the book its official send-off. All…

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