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Mic-Drop With Dave Rudden The Dave Rudden Author Event Masterclass at MoLI presented by Children’s Books Ireland
Tuesday 08th November @ 10:00 am
The Learning Room at the Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI)
  • Main Programme
  • Professional Development
Join award-winning author and event veteran Dave Rudden as he guides debut authors through how to put together a stellar author event. This event is presented in partnership with Children’s Books Ireland and is for newly published children’s authors who are gearing up for live events with audiences. Whether it’s a school visit, bookshop appearance, […]

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Irish Women’s Speeches in Two Volumes BOOKED OUT! Eilish O’Carroll, Nora Owen and Sonja Tiernan in conversation with Catriona Crowe
Tuesday 08th November @ 6:30 pm
dlr LexIcon Library
  • History
  • Main Programme
Through their speeches, Irish women have inspired change, altered laws and instilled hope. Irish Women’s Speeches: Vol 1 (University College Dublin Press) showcases historical and political figures who helped shape modern Ireland and aided the development of societies globally. Irish Women’s Speeches: Vol 2 (University College Dublin Press) showcases women related to the arts, culture […]

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Anna Haslam: Irish History Centenary Celebration Talk with Carmel Uí Cheallaigh BOOKED OUT
Wednesday 09th November @ 10:30 am
  • Schools' Programme
Following the recent publication of her new book about Anna Haslam (April 6th 1829-November 28th 1922) Carmel will discuss Anna’s life during a time of incredible change and hardship in Ireland. Anna is a significant historical figure due to her lifelong connection with the suffrage movement and as a Quaker the call of Christian duty always […]

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Nature Escape in the City BOOKED OUT Walking Tour with John Connell
Wednesday 09th November @ 1:00 pm
Spencer Dock
  • Main Programme
  • Nature
  • Walking Tour
Join us for this lunchtime walk, led by author John Connell, to discover a feeling of escape to nature within the urban landscape. Walk the quiet and leafy banks of the Royal Canal, from Spencer Dock up towards Lock 1, culminating at Mud Island Community Garden, a beautiful community space on what was once derelict […]

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IWC Bilingual Takin’ The Mic BOOKED OUT
Wednesday 09th November @ 7:00 pm
Irish Writers Centre
  • Main Programme
The Irish Writers Centre are delighted to open their doors for their annual bilingual Takin’ the Mic in association with Dublin Book Festival. MC Jean O’Brien is joined by special guest Aodán Ó Ceallaigh for a fantastic evening of poetry and prose in English and Irish with an open mic with writers, poets and musicians. All welcome. Tá Takin’ […]

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Just Ask: Q & A for new children’s writers and illustrators with Paddy Donnelly, Patricia Forde and Sarah Webb
Wednesday 09th November @ 7:00 pm
Online
  • Main Programme
Do you want to write for children but don’t know where to start? Do you have an idea for a picturebook but don’t know how many words it should be (or if it needs illustrations)? Are you an artist hoping to break into the world of children’s books? This is the event for you! Paddy […]

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Crime in the City Roxanne Bouchard, Abir Mukherjee and Antti Tuomainen in conversation with Sinéad Crowley
Wednesday 09th November @ 7:00 pm
Online
  • Main Programme
Following on from last year’s successful crime event, we return to a gathering of some of the sharpest literary criminal minds from UNESCO Cities of Literature around the world. This time, inspired by cities of literature Québec, Edinburgh and Helsinki, we are joined by Roxanne Bouchard, Abir Mukherjee and Antti Tuomainen in conversation with Sinéad […]

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The Truth About Riley BOOKED OUT with Sinéad Moriarty
Thursday 10th November @ 10:30 am
Dolphin’s Barn Library
  • Schools' Programme
Age: 4th – 6th class A poignant and thought-provoking read, The Truth About Riley (Gill Books) explores the topical issues of homelessness and debt, considering what happens when our world as we know it begins to crumble, and how sometimes it can be those we least expect who step in to help. Join author Sinéad […]

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