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Wednesday 10th July

Centenary of the birth of Iris Murdoch

John Seery and Danielle Petherbridge, marking the centenary next Monday of the birth of Iris Murdoch Celebratory event details:   www.facebook.com/iris2019Dublin  /   www.philosophybypostcard.com

Tuesday 9th July

Tyne Daly, a guest at the Galway Film Fleadh 2019

Tyne Daly chats about her long-running career and acclaimed roles in television and in theatre; she is a guest at the Galway Film Fleadh where her film "A Bread Factory" ...

Tuesday 2nd July

Fionnuala Flanagan, guest at Galway Film Fleadh 2019

Fionnuala Flangan, who is in two films which will be shown at the Galway Film Fleadh next week, where she will also be a star guest Full details:   www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

Monday 1st July

The Art of Football, a conference at TU Dublin

Matthew Nolan and Connell Vaughan, speakers at the Art of Football conference in the Technological University Dublin (Grangegorman) this week, examining the art and aesthetics of football Full details:  www.dit.ie/newsandevents/news/archive2019/latest/title175144en.html

Monday 3rd June

Celebrating the colour blue in the arts

A special programme on the theme of ‘blue’, the colour that has inspired artists, film-makers, musicians and writers down the ages - with Mick O’Dea, Sinead Gleeson, Gavin Friday and Sarah ...

Friday 24th May

"Books For Life", live from the International Literature Festival Dublin

A live discussion at Liberty Hall as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin, with writers Juan Gabriel Vásquez, John Boyne and poet/artist Caroline Bergvall discussing the authors that influence them

Wednesday 22nd May

Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records

Chat about his life and times with Alan McGee, founder of Creation Records; he will be doing an exclusive Q&A in The Sugar Club Dublin on May 28th Event details:   www.sugarclubtickets.com 

Thursday 2nd May

"Being Various", an anthology of new Irish short stories

As an anthology of new Irish short stories "Being Various" is published, chat with writers Lisa McInerney, Peter Murphy, Stuart Neville, Jill Crawford and editor Lucy Caldwell

Tuesday 30th April

Life with The Cranberries

Fergal Lawler, drummer with The Cranberries recalls life in the band and making their final album "In The End"

Friday 26th April

Silence, a series of events at Trinity College on the theme of censorship

Eoin O’Dell, whose conference "Silencing the Country Girls: Edna O’Brien and the Censor" is part of a week-long series of events at Trinity College on the theme of Silence and ...

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