Literary Pub Quiz

25/11/2014. - STAFF H&S - byline pic - Martin Doyle, The Irish Times. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times Dara Mac Donaill Dara MacDonaill

With Martin Doyle

Sunday 17 November

Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Venue: The Workman’s Club, 10 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar

€10 per person, Teams of 4


Have you always dreamed of being on University Challenge? Do you know your Shaw from your Shakespeare and your Austen from your Ahern? Join us for Dublin Book Festival’s Literary Pub Quiz and show off your knowledge for a great cause! Over 8 rounds, you will have the chance to test your book knowledge and compete for some great prizes and the glory of being crowned Dublin’s Greatest Bookworm!

Tables will be limited to 4 people but feel free to come without a team and the DBF team will match you up. Setting the questions and MCing the quiz will be Martin Doyle, Books Editor of the Irish Times and all profits from the event will go to the Peter McVerry Trust.  



Martin Doyle is Books Editor of The Irish Times, which he joined in 2007. He started his career in London in 1990 with The Irish World. He joined The Irish Post as a reporter in 1992 and rose to become Editor before moving in 2001 to The Times. He edited A History of The Irish Post, which was published in 2000 to mark the newspaper’s 30th anniversary. A native of Banbridge, Co Down, he is a graduate of the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where he studied French and German. He was an extra in Father Ted and is still dining out on it.