DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL 2011

Dates: 01 Jan - 05 Mar

Tickets: €5

DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL 2011 AT PROJECT ARTS CENTRE

Project Arts Centre are delighted to host a number of events as part of this years Dublin Book Festival. Click on the following links to find out more:

CURRENT AFFAIRS: STEPPING INTO A BRIGHTER FUTURE

6:30-8.15PM, 3 MAR 2011~ Tickets €5

Vincent Browne, Shane Coleman, Justine McCarthy, Stephen Kinsella, Ken Foxe

This will be a panel discussion hosted by Vincent Browne exploring the existing social, political and economic changes required in order to bring Ireland into a ‘Brighter Future”. They will discuss the steps required and also touch on the results of the election and the effects of this on Ireland’s future.

A TRIBUTE TO STEVE MACDONOGH (1949-2010)

6:30-8.15PM, 4 MAR 2011~ Tickets €5

Founder of Brandon Books, Steve MacDonogh unfortunately passed away from a short illness in November 2010. Steve’s life will be celebrated by speakers including Alice Taylor, Ronan Sheehan, Michael D. Higgins and Joe Woods, as well as through poetry, stories and music

The tribute will be followed at 8.15 pm by the launch of Steve’s final project with Brandon: Corca Dhuibhne by Liam O’Neill

A Tribute to Steve MacDonogh (1949-2010) is organised by Publishing Ireland and sponsored by Poetry Ireland

DUBLIN: ITS PLACE IN POETRY

1:15PM – 3:00PM, 5 MAR 2011~ Tickets €5

In Association with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature: Dublin, its place in poetry

Peter Sirr, Gerard Smyth, Michael O’Loughlin, Iggy McGovern, Jessie Lendennie, Alan Jude Moore, Máighréad Medbh

This will be an afternoon of poetry opening with a discussion hosted by Gerry Smyth with Peter Sirr and Michael O’Loughlin on how Dublin has influenced their writing over the years and if it continues to do so. Following a short interval, there will be readings by Iggy, Jessie, Alan and Máighréad.

THE PAST IS NOW: LESSONS FOR TODAY FROM IRELAND’S PAST

4:00PM – 5:15PM, 5 MAR 2011~ Tickets €5

Ryan Tubridy, Diarmaid Ferriter, chaired by Susan Cahill.

This will be a discussion on how Ireland’s history has influenced the present and what lessons, if any have we learnt socially, economically and politically.

NIGHTHAWKS AT THE DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL

8:00PM – 10:00PM, 5 MAR 2011~ Tickets €10

An evening of music, comedy and performance with shows by Túcan, Foil, Arms & Hog, Totally Wired, Colm Liddy, Helene Hutchinson, Colm Keegan, Dylan McDonough and Kevin McGahern.

Call Box-Office at (01) 881 9613/4 to book your tickets now

To download the Dublin Book Festival 2011 programme click here.

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

3 – 5 MAR 2011~ VARIOUS TIMES

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*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.

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Groups

Group discounts available in advance only, ask to speak to Melanie or email melanie@projectartscentre.ie (Mon-Fri during office hours) Seating

Our seating is unreserved so you will choose your seat on the night of the performance. We advise you to arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time as we are unable to seat patrons once a performance has begun.

Before the show, why not…?

…have a look around our gallery. During exhibitions our gallery is open Mon-Sat from 11AM until the performance begins…. …or catch up with your friends by having a drink in our bar. We offer a full bar service so if you just can’t wait to talk about the show join us afterwards for another. Parking Offer

Present your Project Art Centre ticket (evening performances only) at the Fleet Street Car Park and you will qualify for a special fixed price of just €5. Ask at box office for more information.

DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL 2011 AT PROJECT ARTS CENTRE

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