24 December 2017

Sherlock Holmes: the Irish connections

A documentary on Irish radio station Newstalk investigates the numerous Irish connections of Sherlock Holmes - and asks why the detective is as popular as ever.

29 November 2017

Julie Parsons wins Irish Crime Novel of Year

Julie Parsons has won the Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year award at this year's Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Her thriller The Therapy House is her first novel in nine years.

3 November 2017

Voting begins for Irish crime book of the year

Voting is under way in the 12th annual Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

4 October 2017

BBC green light for Tana French drama series

The BBC has given the green light for an eight-part adaptation of Tana French's Dublin Murder Squad series of novels. Deadline reports that filming will begin in Dublin and Belfast next year. Euston Films and Veritas Entertainment Group optioned the rights in 2015 and have joined up with Irish production company Element Pictures.

28 September 2017

Haughey stars in Peter Cunningham thriller

Peter Cunningham's latest novel Acts of Allegiance (2017) is an espionage thriller set at the start of the Troubles in Northern Ireland and includes characters based on real people such as politician Charlie Haughey.