Aoife B. Burke

Books, Film, TV, Life and Style

The Importance of Being Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

Gill Books You could say that Aisling is back, but has she ever actually been gone? I’m sure you’ve seen glimpses of her on the way to work, Brown Thomas … Continue reading

October 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Faber and Faber Normal People, Sally Rooney’s successor to her debut hit Conversations with Friends is exactly what it says on the tin, if you subscribe to the idea that … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

TV Viewpoint: Trust and The Rotunda

Even if you only have a vague notion of the strange story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty Jr in the 70s, you may well have heard about the … Continue reading

September 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

TV Viewpoint – Strictly Come Dancing and Press

As everyone with a TV licence and an affinity for staying in on a Saturday night with a bottle of wine and a takeaway knows, the new season of Strictly … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

Published by Head of Zeus In a world where time travel exists, who would become a time traveller? When would you travel to? Why would you travel and with whom … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

TV Viewpoint: Killing Eve and The X Factor

Were you watching when it happened, they’ll ask in years to come. Where were you when you heard the news, were you shocked? I am of course talking about the … Continue reading

September 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Outsider by Stephen King

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. I was really surprised when I’d calculated that I’d never actually read a Stephen King novel before, apart from one volume of The Dark Tower serious … Continue reading

July 25, 2018 · Leave a comment