Words on the Street 2015

European Literature Night. This year Words on the Street – European Literature Night is centred on Parnell Square, the future home of Dublin’s new City Library as part of Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. Sample the best of contemporary European writing from twelve countries, voiced by…

READ ARTICLE > May 5th 2015
Monday 13th April 2015: Dublin City Council have announced the shortlist for this year’s 20th International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. Lord Mayor Christy Burke and City Librarian Margaret Hayes are pictured with the 10 short-listed titles at Coláiste Mhúire,on Parnell Square, the location of the future Central City Library. Irish author Colum McCann’s TransAtlantic joins three novels in translation and books from Australia, Nigeria, the UK and US on this year’s shortlist. The winning book will be announced on 17th June. #impacdub20. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Dublin Literary Award Shortlist Announced

The photocall for the announcement of the shortlist of the 20th International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award on Wednesday 15th April 2015 was held onsite in the former Coláiste Mhuire, Parnell Square North, location of the future City Library for Dublin, and also future home of the International Dublin Literary Award. Pictured…

READ ARTICLE > April 20th 2015
Spring Awakening, Culture Dublin 1 on 16 April 2015. Image: Entrance to Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. Photo copyright Dublin City Council

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening is the inaugural event for Culture Dublin 1 – an organisation dedicated to promoting awareness and engagement with cultural institutions in the Dublin 1 postcode. Spring Awakening, on Thursday 16th April 2015, will be a day of open culture, where you can step…

READ ARTICLE > April 13th 2015
Dublin: One City One Book 2015. Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy. For events programme see Picture Jason Clarke Photography.

Dublin: One City One Book

Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy Dublin will become Barrytown in April as the city celebrates Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy, this year’s Dublin: One City One Book choice. The Barrytown Trilogy is made up of The Commitments (1987), The Snapper (1990) and The Van (1991) and their…

READ ARTICLE > March 26th 2015
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