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1 of 1 Duffy - Joining in the fun in Dublin on Thursday May 15
Duffy - Joining in the fun in Dublin on Thursday May 15

Joe Duffy, Aine Lawlor, Aengus Mac Grianna and Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh are among those taking part in Words on the Street - European Literature Night in Dublin on Thursday May 15.

Words on the Street is taking place in cities around Europe, and the Dublin line-up will read writing from 11 European countries translated into English in 11 "unusual" venues in the Nassau Street area from 6:30-9:30pm.

Also taking part are: former RTÉ newsreader Anne Doyle, actors Maria Doyle Kennedy, Bryan Murray, Phelim Drew and Aoibhinn McGinnity, author John McGregor and musician and radio presenter Fiachna Ó Braonáin.

They will read from a novel, poem or short story every 30 minutes, allowing people to wander from venue to venue.

The venues are: The Mansion House, Freemasons' Hall, Buswells Hotel, European Union House, Hodges Figgis, Royal Irish Academy, No 5 South Leinster Street, St Ann's Church, Royal College of Physicians, National Library and Alliance Française.

A map and information booklet will be available from Dublin libraries, Fáilte Ireland tourist offices, the National Library and venues from May 9. See: www.dublincityofliterature.ie.

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