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Dublin: One City One Book 2016

For the first time Dublin will team up with Belfast for a Two Cities One Book festival as readers in both Dublin and Belfast read Fallen during the month of April. A programme of events in both cities will provide opportunities to engage with the book in a range of contexts. The full programme, organised by Dublin City Public Libraries and Libraries NI (the library authority for Northern Ireland) was announced on the 9th March 2016.

Fallen is Lia’s third novel, and tells the story of Dubliners against the backdrop of the dramatic events of Easter Week 1916. Through the experiences of its central character Katie Crilly, the novel explores the challenges of day to day living in a conflict situation alongside subjects such as education and votes for women.  It vividly depicts the various and conflicting allegiances faced by Irish soldiers in the First World War and those supporting the cause of the rebellion.

For full details on the festival go to www.dublinonecityonebook.ie  or download the programme here

01 Apr 2016
30 Apr 2016

Words on the Street - European Literature Night

Sample contemporary European writing as works from 12 countries are read by Irish celebrities in 12 venues around the Temple Bar area on Wednesday 18th May. First reading at each venue 6:30pm. Each reading repeated every 30 minutes. Final reading 8:30pm.

Flyers with information the celebrity readers and venues are available in your local library or to download here while programmes with a full map of the area will be available in early May.

18 May 2016


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