Sunday, 30 August 2009

Mountains to the Sea

A new initiative from what has to be my favourite library group, dlr.

When: 9th to 13th September
What: Loads of talks and readings for adults and children.

See the programme here. Including

Barry McGovern reads Samuel Beckett
One of the greatest Beckett actors, Barry McGovern, will read from a selection of the master's works.
Pavilion Theatre 10/8 Euro 11th September @ 8pm

First Fictions with Kevin Power, Paul Murray & Ed O’Loughlin
Three Irish first novelists read from their critically-acclaimed novels.
County Hall 12th September @ 12 noon

DLR Library Voices presents Sebastian Faulks
One of the UK's most popular novelists pays a rare visit to Dublin. Sebastian Faulks will read from his new novel A Week in December.
Pavilion Theatre 10/8 Euro 12th September @ 3pm

Leviathan Political Cabaret
The famous Leviathan Political Cabaret comes to Dun Laoghaire for the festival with MC, our own David McWilliams. Local theme and contributors
Royal Marine Hotel 15/12 Euro 12th September @ 9pm

Sadie Jones, Claire Kilroy and Jill Dawson read from their new novels
Three of the finest contemporary women novelists read from their new novels
Pavilion Theatre 10/8 Euro 13th September @ 1:30pm

Border Crossings: with Anne Enright, Hugo Hamilton & Richard Flanagan
Three distinguished writers read from their work and discuss the concept of a "national literature."
Pavilion Theatre 10/8 Euro 13th September @ 3pm


Michael Farry said...

And American novelist (and poet) Paul Auster gives the opening Beckett address on the 10th at 7:30 PM - €15.00 & €12.00. With his wife, the novelist, Siri Hustvedt, he also gives a reading on the 11th at 6:30 PM - €10.00 & €8.00.

Niamh Griffin said...

This sounds great! Thanks for the tip!