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Bloomsday Festival

Bloomsday Festival celebrates James Joyce’s iconic Ulysses through performances, readings, dressing-up and lots more from 11th to 16h June. All event details are available at  We’re delighted to support two events during the festival On Joyce and Intimacy with writers June Caldwell and Vigdis Hjorth on 12th June In association with Dublin UNESCO City […]

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Damien Barr

Monday 17th June 2019 6.30pm Damian Barr will be reading from ‘You Will Be Safe Here’ in the Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane, Dublin 2 The brilliant debut novel from the award-winning author of Maggie & Me “A stunning dissection of human barbarism … It tells a story so powerful and upsetting that it’s a wonderful […]

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Iris Murdoch Talk – Iris at 100

To celebrate the Centenary of Iris Murdoch, Niall McMonagle will discuss Iris Murdoch, her life, her work and his friendship with her on Wednesday 26th June at 7.30pm. Actor Cathy Belton will read from selected Murdoch works. Venue: The Castle Hotel, Great Denmark St, Dublin 1. Time: 7.30pm Admission is free. All are welcome. No […]

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Jan Carson and Emilie Pine in Conversation

Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and the O’Reilly Theatre look forward to hosting an afternoon of readings and discussion at 5pm on 29th June in Belvedere House with some of literature’s leading voices. Emilie Pine, author of Notes to Self (Winner of the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018) and Jan Carsen, author […]

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