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Writers in the Castle
Dublin 2

This autumn Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and OPW Dublin Castle present Writers in the Castle.

Five events will take place from Wednesday 10th September to Wednesday 5th November at 6.30pm.


Wednesday 22nd October at 6.30pm in the Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle

The Man behind Sherlock Holmes SOLD OUT

Author Andrew Lycett explores the life of Arthur Conan Doyle and his involvement in the scandal which arose following the theft of the crown jewels from Dublin Castle in 1907.

Admission free. Booking essential 


Wednesday 5th November at 6.30pm in St. George's Hall, Dublin Castle


Enjoy the powerful connection between music and favourite books with dramatic readings by actors Rose Henderson and Bryan Murray, accompanied by the orchestra and singers of the Royal Irish Academy of Music, in the beautiful surroundings of George's Hall. Excerpts compiled and presented by Rose Henderson.

Admission €5. Booking essential 



The flyer for the event is available for download here

10 Sep 2014
05 Nov 2014

Bram Stoker Festival
Dublin 2

This October Bank Holiday weekend Dublin City will celebrate all things goulish for the third Bram Stoker Festival. A Dublin City Council initiative in association with Fáilte Ireland, the festival takes the legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel Dracula as inspiration and will celebrate all things macabre, strange and paranormal mixed with some good-old fashioned Halloween fun.

Dublin City Centre will come alive with events for all ages including the ShapeShifter's Ball from Body and Soul at IMMA, Sinister Screenings, Street Treats, Goths V Zombies Dance-Off and Goth Karaoke. Full events details are available on www.bramstokerfestival.com

24 Oct 2014
27 Oct 2014

Dublin Book Festival
Dublin 8


The Dublin Book Festival will return to Smock Alley Theatre and other satellite venues across the city from Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th November 2014. Full details of all the exciting events on offer are available at  www.dublinbookfestival.com .

13 Nov 2014
16 Nov 2014


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