Boardwalk Empire and Revolutionary Road star Michael Shannon will be in Dublin this week to take part in International Literature Festival Dublin's celebration of WB Yeats' 150th birthday.

The event, Bodies That Can Never Tire, takes place on Friday May 22 at Smock Alley.

Tickets are priced €15 and €12.50 and proceeds will go to Temple Street Children's Hospital.

Also taking part are: author Patrick McCabe, rapper Lethal Dialect, Clark Middleton (Birdman, Kill Bill), Seán Doyle (Fair City), Aoife Duffin (What Richard Did, Moone Boy), Aoibhin Garrihy (Fair City, The Fall), Lorcan Cranitch (King Lear, The Dead at the Abbey), Maeve Fitzgerald (Pride and Prejudice at the Gate), the Songs in the Key of D choir and folk trio The Evertides.

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