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Words and images collide in Co Down artist Eoin Lane's debut novel

Jenny Lee
FROM working with London fashion designer Vivienne Westwood to being a lead knitwear designer with outdoor clothing company Timberland and later becoming head gardener at Mount Stewart, Comber-based artist Eoin Lane has certainly found success in more than one medium of artistic expression.

Bringing Brian Moore’s The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne to the stage

Noel McAdam
Theatre audiences can soon look forward to seeing a new play based on Brian Moore’s most famous novel. Adapting The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne for the stage has been a formidable challenge – and as playwright Vittoria Cafolla tells Noel McAdam, one she might not have taken on had she known the Belfast author had written his own version

Moire O'Sullivan: The healing power of the mountains

Julie Diamond
DERRY-born author and elite mountain runner Moire O'Sullivan captures the beauty and healing qualities of the Mourne Mountains in her latest book, A Quarter Glass of Milk: The Rawness of Grief and the Power of the Mountains.

Ex-EastEnders star Sid Owen on new memoir From Rags to Ricky

Hannah Stephenson
SID Owen will forever be known as hapless mechanic Ricky Butcher, one half of stormy ex-EastEnders couple Ricky and Bianca, his name being shouted in not-so-dulcet tones by his on-screen spouse, played by Patsy Palmer.