DUBLIN WRITERS FESTIVAL 2009

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€8

The Dublin Writers Festival is Ireland's premier literary event celebrating the very best of Irish and International writers. The Festival provides a unique opportunity for audiences to experience high quality live literature through readings, discussions, talks and multimedia events with…

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2009 DUBLIN WRITERS FESTIVAL

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€8

The Dublin Writers Festival is Ireland's premier literary event celebrating the very best of Irish and International writers. The Festival provides a unique opportunity for audiences to experience high quality live literature through readings, discussions, talks and multimedia events with…

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JULIA O’FAOLAIN, CHRISTINE DWYER HICKEY & CLAIRE KILROY

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€10

'The notion of a universality of female experience is a clever confidence trick.' Angela CarterIs, as Carter implies, the whole concept of a ‘women's writing’ so much sophistry? Or is there a shared female experience explored and expressed in literature…

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WILLIAM FIENNES

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€10

William Fiennes in conversation with Niall MacMonagle. All families face trials and tribulations. But how can you be prepared for events beyond your field of vision? And when crisis looms, can you be confident that you have steered the right…

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M.J. HYLAND & STEVE TOLTZ

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€12

What happens when a man comes face-to-face with his own inevitable shortcomings?  Two novels by two Booker-nominated authors explore the fallout from failed ambition.M.J. Hyland’s multi-prize-winning second novel Carry Me Down was a runaway success, with its pitch perfect dissection…

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PAULA MEEHAN & LEANNE O’SULLIVAN

06 Jun 2009 - 06 Jun 2009

€10

Poetry and place are intrinsically linked. At its most resonant, a poem reveals the landscape anew – physical, mental, mythological – and Paula Meehan and Leanne O'Sullivan each evoke a unique and highly distinctive sense of place.Paula Meehan's new collection…

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