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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 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

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 .

We are delighted that this year Dublin City Council Public Libraries’ Readers’ Day will again be part of the Dublin Book Festival. Readers' Day will take place on Saturday 15 November 10.00am – 1.00pm in the Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre, Essex Quay (beside Wood Quay)

Programme: This lively morning of book talk is not to be missed. Journalist and author Dave Kenny will be in conversation with Dermot Bannon, host of RTÉ’s Room to Improve and author of Love Your Space: secrets to a successful space; Francis Brennan, co-host of RTÉ’s At Your Service, and author of It’s the Little Things: Francis Brennan’s Guide to Life; Sinead Crowley, Arts and Media Correspondent with RTÉ and author of Can Anybody Help Me?; Alice Taylor who reminisces about her life in rural Ireland in her new novel Do You remember?; Niall Williams, author of eight novels, with his most recently published History of the Rain longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014 and John Kelly, broadcaster with RTÉ and author of several works of fiction including From Out of the City.

Tickets: €10 includes mid morning refreshments and a goody bag to take home

Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Book Online: www.dublinbookfestival.com/category/booking/ or Tel: 01 677 0014 or call to Smock Alley Theatre Box Office, 7 Exchange Street Lower, Essex Quay, Dublin 8. Box office opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm

13 Nov 2014
16 Nov 2014


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