#DBF2017


Main Programme

 

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THURSDAY 2 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-2Book Art Exhibition

In association with Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Time: 10.00am – 5.00pm (on display from Thursday – Sunday)

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Book Launch: In White Ink by Elske Rahill 

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-4Book Launch: Dublin Bay – Nature and History bRob GoodbodyDavid Jeffrey and Richard Nairn in conversation with Senator David Norris

In association with Dublin Port

Time: 6.30pm 

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RTÉ Radio 1’s Arena Live Show

With Dermot Bolger, Fintan O’Toole, Sean Rocks and guest speakers

Time: 6.45pm – 8.00pm

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FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-event-400x600-2-1The Business Clinic

With Rachel Killeen and Kerri O’Connell

In association with the Local Enterprise Office – Dublin

Time: 9.30am – 10.30am

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-5Reaching Readers 2.0: Where Are We Headed?

Publishing Ireland Trade Day

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm (Registration 9.30am)

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-6The Art of the Short Story 

With Christine Dwyer Hickey, Martin Malone and Sean O’Reilly in conversation with Paula Shields

In association with The National Library of Ireland

Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm

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Lunchtime Readings: Debut Poetry Collections

With Amanda Bell, Brian Kirk and Emma McKervey

Time: 1.00pm – 1.45pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-8The New Autobiography

With Kevin Breathnach, Niamh Campbell and Sinéad Gleeson in conversation with Brendan Barrington

In association with The Dublin Review

Time: 6.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-9Takin the Mic at DBF: Tory Campbell and Rob Doyle with Colin Dardis and Geraldine O’Kane

In association with The Irish Writers Centre & Poetry NI

Time: 7.00pm

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SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-event-400x600-2-2Dublin City Public Libraries Readers’ Day

With June Caldwell, Myles Dungan, Alison Jameson, Mary Kenny, Paul Lynch and Nuala O’Connor in conversation with Dave Kenny

Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-10Mindshift: Social Media for Writers

With Kirstie McDermott

In association with The Irish Writers Centre 

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-11Short Story Masterclass 

With Sean O’Reilly

In association with The Irish Writers Centre 

Time: 10.30am – 1.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-12Michael Collins Walking Tour

With Lorcan Collins

Time: 11.15am

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-13Literary Walking Tour

With Pat Liddy

Time: 11.30am & 2.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-14Dublin History Walking Tour

With John Gibney

Time: 1.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-15Rick O’Shea Book Club

In conversation with Lisa Harding, Eoin Macken, Andrew Meehan and Stefanie Preissner

Time: 1.45pm – 3.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-16In America: Tales from Trump Country

With Caitríona Perry in conversation with Bryan Dobson

In association with The National Library of Ireland

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-17Michael O’Loughlin with Dermot Bolger

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-18Dublin Histories

With Donal Fallon, John Gibney and Aileen O’Carroll in conversation with Myles Dungan

In association with The National Library of Ireland

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-19Stand in Awe of All Mná

With Julieann Campbell, Gráinne Clear, Mia Gallagher, Sarah Maria Griffin, Felicity McCall and Freya McClements

Time: 3.30pm – 6.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-20Francis Brennan in conversation with Rick O’Shea

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-21Your Guide to Healthy Eating

With Adrian Martin, Jane McClenaghan and Paula Mee in conversation with Rosemary Mac Cabe

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-22Cracking Crime

With Sam Blake, Helen Moorhouse and Julie Parsons

Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-23Book Launch

Rehabilitating the Serpent by Jack Harte

Time: 5.00pm – 5.40pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-26Roddy Doyle

In conversation with Catherine Dunne

Time: 6.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-24Book Launch: The Unforeseen by Dorothy Macardle

Time: 6.30pm  

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dbf2017-event-400x600-2-3New Island Books 25 Years Celebration

With Dermot Bolger, June Caldwell, Anthony Glavin, Sinéad Gleeson, Edwin Higel and family of Nuala O’Faolain

Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm

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SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER

 

 

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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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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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In conversation with Declan Meade

Time: 4.45pm – 5.45pm

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WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER

 

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-36Ireland’s Notable Women

With Clodagh Finn, Valerie Pakenham and Nell Regan in conversation with Martina Devlin

In association with Blanchardstown Library

Time: 8pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-37Children’s Voices: Are We Listening?

With Orla Kenny and Victoria Ryle in conversation with Martin Drury

In association with Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership and The Ark

Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm

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THURSDAY 9 NOVEMBER

 

 

dbf2017-newevent-400x600-38Children’s Voices: Are We Listening?

Workshops with Alan Regnier and Simon Spain

In association with Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership and The Ark

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm & 2.00pm – 4.00pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-39Book Launch: The Irish Sketches of Florence Vere O’Brien edited by David Rowe 

In association with RDS Library 

Time: 6.15pm

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dbf2017-newevent-400x600-40Book Launch: Rise Above!: Letters from Tyrone Guthrie edited by Christopher Fitz-Simon

In association with RDS Library 

Time: 7.15pm

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