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Our 2018 Festival will run from Thursday 15th November to Sunday 18th November. The programme for DBF 2018 will be available closer to the time. Sign up for our newsletter, follow us on social media and watch this space for updates!






dbf2017-newevent-400x600-27Get Published

With Nicola Barr, Patricia Deevy, Sarah Liddy and Ivan O’Brien In conversation with Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-13Literary Walking Tour

With Pat Liddy

Time: 11.30am

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-29The Throne Room – Dublin Castle Walking Tour

With Myles Campbell and William Derham

Time: 12.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-30Parenting in the Modern World

With Aileen Cox Blundell, Stella O’Malley and Lucy Wolfe In conversation with Róisín Ingle

Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-31Arja Kajermo, Bernie McGill, Ciaran McMenamin, Billy O’Callaghan in conversation with Carlo Gébler

In association with Belfast Book Festival 

Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-32Saving Ireland’s Nature and Natural Habitats

With Zoë Devlin, Pádraic Fogarty and Richard Nairn in conversation with Ella McSweeney

In association with National Botanic Gardens 

Time: 2.30 – 3.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-33Meeting De Valera and Michael Collins

With Joseph E.A. Connell Jnr and David McCullagh in conversation with Tommy Graham

In association with RDS Library 

Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-34Philip Davison, Carlo Gébler, Frank McGuinness, and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne in conversation with Bernice Harrison

Time: 3.00pm – 4.15pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-35Book Launch: This Tumult by Caroline Preston

In association with RDS Library 

Time: 4.30pm

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eileenEileen Battersby

In conversation with Declan Meade

Time: 4.45pm – 5.45pm

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