Tag Archives: Martina Devlin

THE GLASS SHORE: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland (Launches)

The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland has been thoroughly launched – first in Belfast, then in Dublin (take a bow, New Island). The Belfast launch was held in a packed and buzzing Ulster … Continue reading

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McKenna’s Fort @ the New Theatre 21st March – 2nd April 2016

Featuring Michael Bates as Roger Casement Written by Arnold Thomas Fanning Directed by Paul Kennedy ************************************** In the post-show discussion that followed Saturday night’s performance of this new play, Arnold Fanning was asked by co-panellist Martina Devlin why he didn’t … Continue reading

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About Sisterland: An Interview with Martina Devlin

Sisterland is a 22nd century world run by women, as imagined by Martina Devlin. After a cataclysmic war in which the male population was decimated, women took over.  Men in Sisterland are controlled through the administration of testosterone-reducing drugs ‘for their … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge (DLR Libraries)

TAKING THE PLUNGE is an anthology of writing across several genres commissioned by DLR libraries from new and established local writers. The book was edited by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin. A series of lunchtime readings – with music – will run on Tuesdays … Continue reading

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Martina Devlin interviews Jennifer Johnston

These two popular local authors – We can claim JJ as a local author now that she’s moved to Dun Laoghaire ­– met for a public conversation one Friday night in the Heritage Centre (Dalkey), and then again at lunchtime … Continue reading

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Dates for your Diary

1. A new play – Down in History, by Jack Harte – gets a rehearsed reading  in the New Theatre, 43 East Essex Street, Dublin, on Thursday, 6th November at 7.30 pm. A two-hander, presented by actors Gerard Lee and Lesley Conroy, it takes a … Continue reading

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Is there a book that changed your life?

On Saturday, I was at a ‘Literary Lunch’ in the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire (http://bit.ly/1tEfICz). This was an event organized by Vanessa O’Loughlin from writing.ie and Sarah Webb, in association with Dubray Books. Several other writers were there, … Continue reading

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