Tag Archives: Flann O’Brien

Two Cities One Book: Dublin, Belfast

It’s official:  Fallen has been chosen for next year’s Dublin: One City One Book festival (April 2016). For the first time, two cities are involved and it becomes Two Cities One Book: Dublin and Belfast.  There’s more information about the festival here.  Huge … Continue reading

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Interview: David Butler (City of Dis)

It may have taken David Butler almost a decade to finish writing his most recent two novels (The Judas Kiss 2012; City of Dis 2014) – but since then the publications, productions and awards have come flooding in: a poetry … Continue reading

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Catherine Dunne & Roddy Doyle in conversation at the RDS

(Part of the Dublin: One City One Book programme for 2015) Dublin: One City, One Book is a Dublin City Council initiative, run by Dublin City Public Libraries. In the ten years of its existence it has grown from a handful of events to a month … Continue reading

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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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