Anne Enright“That funny thing happens when people outlive their parents, it’s very odd, an almost biological feeling for a while that they shouldn’t be there.”

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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At the start of his conversation with Anne Enright, Seán O’Rourke brings up the surprise he got reading her new novel, Actress, when he realised that the very studio they were talking in features in the book: “Yeah, it’s studio 7, isn’t it? Yeah I did my research, you know? She comes in late for – the star of the …

Dyslexia“The Leaving Cert – I knew that was going to be a nightmare.”

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Helping his young son Ben with his reading last year, dyslexia sufferer Gordon Goodwin found both himself and Ben being corrected by his 5 year old daughter. “He read this line and my little 5 year old said, ‘Daddy, that’s not what that says’. And she was right. Ben had got it wrong and I’d got it wrong in the …