Sat 17

Main Programme



DBF-2018-EventImages-600x900.inddDublin City Public Libraries Readers’ Day

With John Boyne, Carmel Harrington, Mary Kennedy, Sinéad Moriarty, David Park and Leslie Pearse in conversation with Dave Kenny

In Association with Dublin City Public Libraries

Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-17Travel Writing Workshop BOOKED OUT

With Manchán Magan

In Association with the Irish Writers Centre

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-18Revolutionary Dublin, 1912-1923: A Walking Tour

With Donal Fallon and John Gibney

Time: 11.00am

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-33Literary Walking Tour

With Pat Liddy

In Association with Pat Liddy Walking Tours

Time: 11.30am & 2.30pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-20La Muse Books Book Launch

Ezekiel by John Fanning

Time: 12.30pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-21The Liffey River Walking Tour

With Christopher Moriarty

Time: 1.30pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-22Emerging Authors Series I

With Arnold Thomas Fanning and Emilie Pine in conversation with Sinéad Gleeson

In Association with Words Ireland

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-23The Other Irish Tradition BOOKED OUT

With Rob Doyle and June Caldwell

In Association with Dalkey Archive Press

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

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Managing Stress and Anxiety  BOOKED OUT

 With Dr Harry Barry and Allison Keating in conversation with Jennifer O’Connell

Time: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-25History Ireland Hedge School: The Great Hunger Reassessed

With Patricia Byrne, John Gibney, Tommy Graham and Peter Gray

In Association with Dublin Port

Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm ONLY A FEW TICKETS REMAINING!

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-26The Maamtrasna Murders by Margaret Kelleher BOOKED OUT

With Margaret Kelleher, Dr Niamh Howlin and Johnny Joyce

Chaired by Mr Justice Peter Kelly 

Time: 2.30pm –4.00pm  

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-27Úrscéalta nua Gaeilge / New Fiction in Irish

With Proinsias Mac a’ Bhaird and Réaltán Ní Leannáin

Time: 3.00pm – 4.00pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-29Emerging Authors Series II

With Caitriona Lally, Darragh Martin, Aoibheann McCann and Sue Rainsford, in conversation with Sue Leonard

In Association with Words Ireland

Time: 3.30pm – 4.45pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-28New Poetry Titles from The Irish Pages Press

With Chris Agee and Ciarán O’Rourke

Time: 4.15pm – 5.00 pm, Readings & Conversation, Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre

5.00pm – 6.00pm, Drinks Reception, Banquet Hall

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Salmon PoetrySalmon Poetry Book Launches

With Richard Halperin and Fred Johnston

Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm

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DBF2018-Event-600x900-31Tramp Press Book Launch

A Brilliant Void edited by Jack Fennell

Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm

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