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Macdara Yeates presents Tommie Potts

Macdara Yeates presents Tommie Potts

Sun 4 Sep, 2pm

50 Years of the Liffey Banks

To celebrate 50 years since the release of The Liffey Banks, the iconic album by Dublin fiddler Tommie Potts, the Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival plays host to a special afternoon in memory of the enigmatic Dubliner.

Fire Draw Near Live Podcast

Fire Draw Near Live Podcast

Sat 10 Sep, 2pm

& Special Guest Djackulate

Under the Fire Draw Near moniker, Ian Lynch, musician, singer, songwriter and founding member of the band Lankum, presents his monthly podcast and radio show live at Dún Laoghaire Folk Fest.

The Poetry of Margaret Atwood

The Poetry of Margaret Atwood

Sun 18 Sep, 8pm

The Poetry Weekender

Margaret Atwood, one of the world’s greatest writers, returns to Dún Laoghaire for this very special reading from her latest collection of poetry, hosted by one of Ireland’s most revered and admired public figures, Catriona Crowe.

RTÉ Arena Live

RTÉ Arena Live

Fri 21 Oct, 7pm

Short Story Special

A live recording of RTÉ Radio 1’s arts and culture programme Arena celebrating new Irish writing and the short story, with host Seán Rocks and guests.

Manchán Magan: Arán & Im

Manchán Magan: Arán & Im

Sun 4 Dec, 12pm & 3pm

A theatrical performance in which writer and documentary filmmaker Manchán Magan bakes sourdough bread while offering insights into the wonders of the Irish language – exploring potent words of landscape, terms of intuition and insight, and the many phrases that bring to life the mysterious glory of our natural world.