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Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Thu 28 - Sun 31 Mar

The act of storytelling is an act of profound generosity and in 2019 Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival is thrilled to welcome some truly gifted storytellers as they gather to celebrate the transformative power of words.

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Knights and Bikes with Gabrielle Kent

Knights and Bikes with Gabrielle Kent

Sat 30 Mar, 10am

Venue: dlr LexIcon, Level 4

Welcome to the sleepy Cornish island of Penfurzy, where nothing exciting ever happens. Or does it? We join Demelza and her new best friend in the whole world, Nessa, as they explore the island and uncover the mysteries of the Penfurzy Knights.

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Sat 30 Mar, 12pm & 2pm

Venue: The People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire

Come hear Mary’s story in this atmospheric reading, abridged by Sara Keating and performed by Jody O’Neill (Fair City). Wrap up warmly and join us in The People’s Park.

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Riot Days with Maria Alyokhina

Riot Days with Maria Alyokhina

Sat 30 Mar, 12.30pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

In this unmissable event, Conor O’Clery, former Russian correspondent with The Irish Times, discusses Riot Days with Maria Alyokhina which tells the story of her iconoclastic balaclava-clad performance in a Moscow cathedral after which she and two of her collaborators were arrested and sentenced to two years in a prison in the Urals.

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Writing Lives

Writing Lives

Sat 30 Mar, 2pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon Lab, Level 3

In this session meet author Mary O’Donnell in conversation with Nessa O’Mahony about Giving Shape to the Moment, edited By Maria Elena Jaime de Pablos.

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Strangers in a Strange Land

Strangers in a Strange Land

Sat 30 Mar, 2pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, Level 4

New To The Parish is an inspiring chronological timeline of personal stories of migration, taking us on a journey across the globe – from Cameroon to Myanmar, Poland to New York, Nigeria to Venezuela, Iraq to Syria – and back home again.

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On the Road

On the Road

Sat 30 Mar, 3pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.
Customers who have booked are being contacted directly.

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Talking with Strangers

Talking with Strangers

Sat 30 Mar, 4.30pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, The Studio

In this special event celebrating the diversity of voices, Rachael explores representations of ‘otherness’ in poetry and in this event will, with her fellow poets, ask if poetry can highlight differences, and allow for a better understanding of the ‘strangers’ with whom we share this island.

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This Is Not A Border

This Is Not A Border

Sat 30 Mar, 5.30pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, Level 4

Two of the most important voices in reportage and literature, French correspondent with The Irish Times Lara Marlowe, and novelist, critic and political activist Ahdaf Soueif come together for this special event to explore their respective worlds.