Roddy Doyle: The Waterstones Interview
Roddy Doyle’s eleventh novel, Smile, is the kind of book that is difficult to talk about unless it’s with someone else who has read it; a powerful novel with... Read More »
The Irish Times Interview: Roddy Doyle: ‘The work I’ve done? If I wasn’t me, I’d be impressed’
Roddy Doyle: ‘The work I’ve done? If I wasn’t me, I’d be impressed’.
The Dubliner on the savagery of school, how being famous is easy in Ireland, and getting older.
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Just moved into an apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnolly’s pub for a pint, a slow one.
One evening his drink... Read More »
The Commitments. UK & Ireland Tour 2016/17
Uk & Ireland Tour 2016/17
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Roy Keane – The Second Half 2014
Two More Pints 2014
Published in hardback by Jonathan Cape, 11 September 2014, Ebook also available.
Two men meet for a pint – or two – in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat,... Read More »
Dead Man Talking 2014
Pat had been best friends with Joe Murphy since they were kids. But five years ago they had a fight. A big one, and they haven’t spoken since —... Read More »
Brilliant – out May 8th
Guardian Edinburgh Books Podcast
Guardian Edinburgh books podcast: Roddy Doyle and Mark Forsyth
11 August 2013
Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments makes a happy return – as do some of... Read More »
Rabbitte Redux – Telegraph Interview
Read Roddy Doyle’s interview with Jake Kerridge for The Telegraph.
There is something about Roddy Doyle that reminds you, when you meet him, that he worked as a teacher for many years,... Read More »
The Guts 2013
Jimmy Rabbitte is back.
The man who invented the Commitments back in the eighties is now forty-seven, with a loving wife, four kids … and bowel cancer. He isn’t dying,... Read More »