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Maeve Brennan Centenary Events

Central Library, Ilac Centre, presents “Maeve Brennan’s Century” a talk by Angela Bourke, Professor Emerita at UCD and author of Maeve Brennan: Homesick at the New Yorker, this Friday 6th January at 1pm.

This event is free. Places are limited so booking is essential at or Ph 8734333

Maeve Brennan (1917-1993) moved from Dublin to the United States in 1934 where she established herself as an important figure in the world of journalism and short story writing.

The Irish Writers Centre’s annual Nollaig na mBan celebration on 6th January coincides with the centenary of Maeve Brennan’s birth. This Friday, Sinéad Gleeson will MC a special evening of entertainment, with contributions from writers Claire-Louise Bennett, Angela Bourke, Ita Daly, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Anne Enright and Doireann Ní Ghríofa, with music from singer-songwriter Inni-K. This event is in association with The Stinging Fly. Tickets cost €10 More details at

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