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Amazing Animals: Workshops for Schools

With Sarah Webb and Alan Nolan In Partnership with The Ark Children’s Cultural Centre Suitable for 2nd - 4th class Writer Sarah Webb and illustrator Alan Nolan present two online workshops for schools based on their book Animal Crackers: Fantastic Facts about your Favourite Animals (The O’Brien Press). Focusing on animals who can survive in […]

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Savage Her Reply: A Book Club Celebration

With Deirdre Sullivan Age 15+, event open for 5th class students Dublin Book Festival is teaming up with one of Ireland’s most distinctive Young Adult voices, Deirdre Sullivan, to give book club participants the chance to ask this award-winning author their burning questions. Don’t miss your chance to explore Deirdre’s work with her, to inquire […]

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The Miracle on Ebenezer Street

UPDATE 13/10/20: This event is now booked out. Thank you for your interest! If you would like to be included on a cancellation list, please email info@dublinbookfestival.com With Catherine Doyle Age 9+ George is about to spend his third Christmas without his mum. Ever since she died, George’s dad, Hugo, has spent all his time […]

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Storytelling and draw-along with Úna Woods

Storytime with Úna Woods Suitable for Junior and Senior Infants in particular! Have you ever spotted a vampire lurking in a shop or walking the streets? No? Then join author and illustrator Úna Woods to explore some of Dublin’s famous streets, shops and museums in search of the Dublin Vampire! Úna will visit the Dublin […]

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Queen of Coin and Whispers

UPDATE 13/10/20: This event is now booked out. Thank you for your interest! If you would like to be included on a cancellation list, please email info@dublinbookfestival.com In conversation with Helen Corcoran Age 15+ Lia is the newly crowned teenage queen of Edar, having inherited the mantle from her corrupt uncle. With no one to […]

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Storytelling and draw-along with Peter Donnelly

Storytime and draw-along with Peter Donnelly In partnership with The Natural History Museum Suitable for Junior and Senior Infants in particular! What happens in the Natural History Museum at night? Are any of the animals actually alive? Who owns the museum? Join author and illustrator Peter Donnelly and all of the four-legged, feathered and finned […]

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Lifting the Invisibility Cloak

With Áine Ni Ghlinn Áine is interested in the concept of invisibility in literature from the cap of Perseus to Harry Potter's invisibility cloak. In this, her inaugural Laureate lecture, she explores the creative freedom and limitations anonymity brings. Her stated ambition as Laureate na nÓg is to lift the cloak of invisibility from Irish […]

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Everyone Needs a Wulfie

UPDATE 13/10/20: This event is now booked out. Thank you for your interest! If you would like to be included on a cancellation list, please email info@dublinbookfestival.com With Lindsay J Sedgwick Age 7+ Gather your class for a fun and virtually interactive session all about friendship and following your dreams with award-winning screenwriter, creator, and […]

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Meet the Farm Animals with Darragh McCullough and Sally Caulwell

In partnership with Farmleigh Estate Suitable for Junior and Senior Infants in particular! How many pigs are there in Ireland? How long does pregnancy last in horses? What is the most widely grown crop in Ireland? Darragh McCullough answers all of these questions and more in his new picture book, The Great Irish Farm Book […]

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Girls Play Too

UPDATE 13/10/20: This event is now booked out. Thank you for your interest! If you would like to be included on a cancellation list, please email info@dublinbookfestival.com With Jacqui Hurley Ages 9+ Johnny Sexton, Jack Charlton, Roy Keane. These are three of the most famous men in Irish sporting history. But what about the women? […]

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