Category Archives: Events

Sara Baume & Claire-Louise Bennett at Temple Bar Gallery & Studios

The excellent Susan Tomaselli (ST), editor of Gorse, introduced the two writers as part of what she describes as TBG&S’s ‘unique and exploratory’ programme supporting different kinds of writing. TBG&S’s own blurb for the event says that their New Writing Commission aims … Continue reading

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Svetlana Alexievich @ ILF Dublin

Svetlana Alexievich was in conversation with Conor O’Cleirigh in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College Dublin. The interpreter was Alexander Kan. What follows is an attempt to summarise what was said during an enthralling event.   Alexievich was here to publicise her new … Continue reading

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PIECES OF MIND (Two Days in May 2016 at Farmleigh House): AN INVITATION

What’s on your mind, as we move on from the centenary month of April? May is my last month as writer-in-residence at Farmleigh.  I’m asking people to come out to the Boathouse café and give me a piece of their … Continue reading

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Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book

April was an extraordinary month for me and for Fallen, as the 2016 selection for the Dublin: One City One Book festival – except that this year, for the first time, it was Dublin-Belfast: Two Cities One Book. Two programmes, … Continue reading

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Public Art Walking Tours, St. Stephen’s Green (Two Cities One Book)

Today we braved showery skies and went on the Public Art Walking Tour of St. Stephen’s Green listed in the Two Cities One Book programme.  An intrepid, engaging and well-informed guide called Orla led us around various statues, introducing us to … Continue reading

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DUBLIN FIRE BRIGADE STATION 12 (KILL AVENUE)

Yesterday we had the first official event of the Two Cities One Book Festival – a reading at the Kill Avenue Fire Station along with a performance of brand new music composed for the 1916 centenary by Tim Doyle and … Continue reading

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Dublin City Public Libraries and Dublin Fire Brigade: Reflecting the Rising

This is from Dublin City Libraries:  Join us at Smithfield Square on Easter Monday (part of) RTÉ Reflecting the Rising, Easter Monday 28th March What were the newspaper headlines after Easter 1916? See the inside of a 1916 drawing room, … Continue reading

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