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Booker Prize Nominee

Schopenhauer’s Telescope, the first novel by Irish Poet Gerard Donovan, has been announced as a selection for the prestigious Booker Prize. Donovan lives in Long Island, New York. His collection of poems, The LightHouse, was a nominee for the Irish Times Literature Prize. His short stories “Glass” and “A Crime About Martha” were finalists inRead more..

The Irish in Space

Michelle McKeon (28), a Limerick based scientist, hopes to become Ireland’s first astronaut. A lecturer in environmental science at the Limerick Institute of technology McKeon is spending a year at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida doing research for long distance space travel. She is there as part of the Discover Science team who areRead more..