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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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Pilgrims of the Soul

Pilgrims of the Soul

Sun 31 Mar, 11am

Venue: dlr LexIcon Lab, Level 3

In Dear Pilgrims, John F. Deane, founder of Poetry Ireland, Poetry Ireland Review and Dedalus Press, uncovers a map of spiritual tracks and pathways, both external and internal.

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Essays: Rediscovered

Essays: Rediscovered

Sun 31 Mar, 12pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, Level 4

The successes of writer and critic Brian Dillon’s award-winning and newly reissued In the Dark Room together with Emilie Pine’s Notes to Self mark a renewed public interest in the essay.

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One on One with Sarah Davis-Goff of Tramp Press

One on One with Sarah Davis-Goff of Tramp Press

Sun 31 Mar, 1pm - 4pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon Level 5, Meeting Room 3

Sarah Davis-Goff of Tramp Press invites you to chat to her about whatever books-related topic you’d like. Book a 20 minute slot to come and say hi, ask about the sector, how the slush pile works, for advice on submissions - or any other book-related topic you’d like!

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Normal People

Normal People

Sun 31 Mar, 2pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

Sally Rooney in conversation about her Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel Normal People, an exquisite love story about how one person can change another person’s life and how difficult it can be to talk about how we feel.

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On the Border

On the Border

Sun 31 Mar, 4pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

The border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland has been a topic of dispute for over a century, first in Dublin, Belfast and Westminster and now, post Brexit referendum, in Brussels.

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Dazzling Debuts

Dazzling Debuts

Sun 31 Mar, 5pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, The Studio

These are remarkable times for the number and quality of debuts available to readers. In this event, we will hear from Ian Maleney who will launch a collection of essays called Minor Monuments published by Tramp Press

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Slow at Sea

Slow at Sea

Sun 31 Mar, 7pm

Venue: dlr LexIcon, The Studio

Can the sea help us to find our strength? Does the power of slow live in the ocean and, if so, how can we harness it? Join Ruth Fitzmaurice in conversation with Aoife McElwain as they talk about what the sea means to them and how they found their power in the waves.

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Constellations

Constellations

Sun 31 Mar, 8.30pm

Venue: Pavilion Theatre

From one of our best loved and most admired literary journalists and broadcasters, Constellations is Sinéad Gleeson’s first collection of essays. For our closing event in 2019, we celebrate Sinéad’s writing.