Category Archives: Dalkey Book Festival

HOW TO GROW YOUR BRAIN (Dalkey Book Festival)

Question: If  the  Bord Gais Energy Theatre pitched up in Dalkey overnight, could Sian Smyth fill it?  I suspect she could. Dalkey was thronged this weekend and it was only partly due to the weather, because when it was time to … Continue reading

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Can Dun Laoghaire Be Saved? (Dalkey Book Festival panel)

I thought the people clustered at the gate leading in to the Secret Garden at Dalkey Book Festival were volunteers and ticket-takers, but they were from the Dun Laoghaire Ratepayers Association and they were handing out copies of their newsletter. … Continue reading

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DALKEY BOOK FESTIVAL 19-22 June 2014

Dalkey Book Festival kicks off today.  This year’s programme is strong and interesting. Many events have sold out already so go online to check out the programme and see what’s still available before the whole event sells out!  A new … Continue reading

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News & Links

Well.  Fallen, my new novel, has finally left the building.  It’s due out from Penguin Ireland in June 2014. Here’s a link to the catalogue listing: http://www.penguincatalogue.co.uk/hi/general/title.html?titleId=19349&imprintId=1158&catalogueId=256 On the subject of links, the online journal Spolia has posted an abridged version of … Continue reading

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Dalkey Book Festival 2013 (Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June)

FRIDAY: Robert Fisk, in conversation with Pat Kenny (Church of the Assumption, Castle Street) It was raining hard in Dalkey on Friday evening, water splashing back from the pavement, people scudding along under umbrellas, not even peeking at passing celebrities.  … Continue reading

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