Monthly Archives: November 2019


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Thank you to everyone who made Dublin Book Festival happen – the publishers, our writers and illustrators, Paul and our fantastic volunteers and, of course, our wonderful audiences! That’s us finished for this year!   Filmed and edited by Ruth Ennis

Dublin Book Festival 2019 – Thank You!


Caelainn Hogan
Caelainn Hogan was born in Dublin in 1988, and grew up a stone’s throw from Ireland’s biggest holding centre for adoptions. Her journalism has featured in The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, The New Yorker, VICE magazine, The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, The Irish Times and The Dublin Review.  In her […]

DBF Interviews: Caelainn Hogan




DareToDream FINAL COVER
We interviewed author Sarah Webb and illustrator Graham Corcoran, the people behind Dare to Dream: Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!), ahead of Sarah’s Interactive Family History Event, which is part of this year’s Children’s Programme. Read on to find out more about their research, the challenges in putting the book together and their favourite inclusion! […]

DBF Interviews: Sarah Webb and Graham Corcoran



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Richie Sadlier is a former professional footballer, currently working as a television pundit and psychotherapist. He is a regular contributor to RTÉ radio, and the Second Captains sports podcasts, presenting The Player’s Chair. He also writes regularly for The Irish Times. In his new memoir, Recovering (Gill Books),  he shares his experiences […]

DBF Interviews: Richie Sadlier