Tag Archives: Smock Alley Theatre

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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Writing Advice OR: What I wish I’d said

At the Dublin Writers Festival on Saturday, one of the audience questions was: what advice would we give to someone who wanted to write?  The conversation went in the direction of reading, as it often does – and should.  I never … Continue reading

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DWF Venue #4: Smock Alley Theatre (Caoimhe Connolly)

What (and where) is Smock Alley? Smock Alley Theatre is a renovated 17th century theatre on the banks of the River Liffey, on Essex Quay.​ What happens there? ​ The Smock Alley Theatre of today plays host to a huge … Continue reading

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DWF Venue #1: The Gutter Bookshop (Bob Johnston)

This is the first in an irregular series of interviews relating to Dublin Writers’ Festival Venues in 2014  What (and where) is The Gutter Bookshop?  What happens there?  The Gutter Bookshop is an independent bookshop in Temple Bar, Dublin – … Continue reading

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