Tag Archives: Pavilion Theatre

John Irving in Dun Laoghaire

John Irving, famously, writes backwards.  His novels begin at the end and work their way back to a beginning. It’s a process that suggests a level of authority and control that I’ve envied since I first heard about it. He was in … Continue reading

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Judy Blume interviewed by Sinéad Gleeson at the Pavilion Theatre (19th July 2015)

This was the last event in a book tour that started on 1st June but there wasn’t a hint of weariness or boredom in Judy Blume’s demeanour. She was as lively, responsive and interested as though it was the first. … Continue reading

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“Our silence is not ours to keep”: Nirbhaya, the play.

Sometimes I sleepwalk into things. I knew that the play Nirbhaya was based on the real rape of a real young woman in Delhi in December 2012 and its aftermath, but I didn’t know that the stories told and enacted in … Continue reading

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More Events

I’ll be reading with John Kelly at the Dublin Writers’ Festival on Saturday 17th May @ 2pm in Smock Alley http://bit.ly/1lgtOzZ  The event will be chaired by Mick Heaney. Don’t be puzzled by the photo –  I’m replacing Patrick O’Keeffe, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event

An Evening of New Work The Pavilion Theatre (Dun Laoghaire) and Fishamble: The New Play Company have run a mentoring programme for playwrights and directors over the last year. On 21st May 2014 They will present work in development and readings of … Continue reading

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“For This: Poems for Our Ireland” (A session at PN11)

At a Saturday afternoon session of the 2011 Poetry Now Festival in the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire, sixteen readers, some of them poets participating in the festival, and some invited notables, were invited to read a poem that reflects … Continue reading

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Where the Shoe Pinches

Last night I went to a rehearsed reading of Where the Shoe Pinches by John Mc Clelland, directed by Conall Morrison (Theatre Artist in Residence) @ the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire. Introducing the reading, Conall Morrison described Where the … Continue reading

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