I'm looking for

Previous page 1 |2 |3 |4 | Next page
CultureFox.ie RSS feed

Literature

Showing Literature events from 27th May 2012 to 26th Jun 2012

  • AC GRAYLING

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 12:00 - 13:00

    Borris House
    Philosopher and novelist AC GRAYLING gives a sermon on his work 'The Good Book' 2011 from the pulpit of the Chapel at Borris House. The book was designed as a secular alternative to religious text, and to be read as a narrative drawing on non-religious philosophy. The book also contains a summary of scientific discoveries from the 19th century to the present More

  • Anne Enright

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 13:15 - 14:15

    Borris House
    Booker Prize winner ANNE ENRIGHT (The Gathering) will talk about her career as a novelist, essayist and short story writer , drawing from her most recent work 'The Forgotten Waltz' More

  • LIONEL SHRIVER

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 13:30 - 14:30

    Borris House
    'We need to talk about Kevin' author Lionel Shriver will talk about her novels success and her latest book 'So Much for That' More

  • John Banville

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 14:45 - 15:45

    Borris House
    Novelist and screenwriter JOHN BANVILLE gives audiences a sneak preview from his forthcoming novel 'Ancient Light'. Banville recently secured an Oscar nomination for his collaboration with actress Glenn Close to write the screenplay for Hollywood movie 'Albert Nobbs'. More

  • BLAKE MORRISON

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 15:00 - 16:00

    Borris House
    Novelist and 'former ex-poet' BLAKE MORRISON reads form his memoir about his Kerry-born mother (Things My Mother Never Told Me) and his recent work ' The Last Weekend which is currently being filmed for television and talks about his life as a writer. More

  • 5x15 Stories : 'Nomadic Lives'

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 16:15 - 17:15

    Borris House
    FERNANDA EBERSTADT, KATIE HICKMAN, PERRY HOGDEN, AOIFE KAVANAGH and LIONEL SHRIVER all talk passionately for fifteen minutes on a subject of their choice. More

  • KATIE HICKMAN

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 16:30 - 17:30

    Borris House
    Best selling novelist and travel writer KATIE HICKMAN talks about the 'The Aviary Gate' series and reads from 'The Pindar Diamond'. She also talks about forthcoming novel 'A Winters Tale' More

  • STEPHEN FREARS talks to DR.ORLA RYAN

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 17:45 - 18:45

    Borris House
    Oscar nominee film director STEPHEN FREARS (Dangerous Liaisons 1988, The Van 1996, High Fidelity 2000, and The Queen 2006) talks to local film academic Dr Orla Ryan. More

  • WILLIAM DALRYMPLE

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 18:00 - 19:00

    Borris House
    Travel Writer and historical novelist WILLIAM DALRYMPLE dramatises passages from his novel 'The Last Mughal' to the accompaniment of North Indian vocalist Vidya Shah. More

  • MIKE SCOTT (Waterboys)

    See more

    10th Jun 2012 (Sun) from 19:50 - 20:15

    Borris House
    Waterboys frontman MIKE SCOTT reads from his forthcoming autobiography Adventures of a Waterboy (2012) and will talk candidly with Olaf Tyaransen about his musical career and forthcoming projects. More

  • Songs of Joyce

    See more

    11th Jun 2012 (Mon) - 14th Jun 2012 (Thu) from 13:00 - 14:00

    The New Theatre
    Songs of Joyce is a 50-minute musical extravaganza of songs drawn from the life and works of James Joyce, from bawdy street ballads and sea shanties to music hall hits and folksongs More

  • Joyced!

    See more

    11th Jun 2012 (Mon) - 16th Jun 2012 (Sat) from 20:00 - 21:10

    The New Theatre
    Written by Donal O'Kelly and performed by Katie O'Kelly. Joyced! is a tour de force through Joycean Dublin and the real life characters that shaped Joyce's life and informed Ulysses. More

  • Ó Bhéal This is a free event

    See more

    11th Jun 2012 (Mon) from 21:00 - 23:50

    Ó Bhéal
    The guest poet at Ó Bhéal on Monday the 11th of June is Pauline Fayne. More

  • Raising The Dead

    See more

    12th Jun 2012 (Tue) - 16th Jun 2012 (Sat) from 14:00 - 15:00

    The New Theatre
    11 - 23 June @ 2 pm. Join Alice Coughlan's Wonderland Avenue Productions' team for a 60-minute audio tour of No 15 Usher's Island - the setting for Joyce's short story The Dead. From the first to the final story of Dubliners. More

  • Ulysses Rapped

    See more

    12th Jun 2012 (Tue) - 13th Jun 2012 (Wed) at 15:00

    The New Theatre
    Rap artist and actress Stefanie Preissner premieres her interpretation of some famous passages from the novel Ulysses. More

  • June 'Over The Edge Writers' Gathering' This is a free event

    See more

    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) at 12:00

    Galway City Library
    The June Over The Edge Writers' Gathering presents readings by Wexford-born poet Eamonn Wall, Tipperary-based poet Eleanor Hooker, visiting American poet Donna Potts, local poets Deirdre Kearney & Dave Rock and much more. The evening will include the Galway Launch of Donna Potts' debut poetry collection Waking Dreams (Salmon Poetry). More

  • Yeats And The Abbey in his Own Words

    See more

    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) - 13th Jun 2012 (Wed)

    Hawk's Well
    Enjoy a celebration of Yeats by listening to readings from his letters, poems and plays. This is a free event so no need to book. More

  • Murderers, Hawkers and Jumpers

    See more

    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) at 18:30

    Little Museum of Dublin
    Law Supreme Court Justice Adrian Hardiman revisits the real-life cases that made their way into Ulysses. Adrian Hardiman is both legendary orator and gentleman historian. David Davin Power chairs proceedings. More

  • Poetry Workshops

    See more

    13th Jun 2012 (Wed) at 20:00

    Triskel Christchurch
    Triskel is continuing to host Wednesday evening workshops coordinated by James Cummins and Rachel Warriner - poets and organisers of SoundEye, Ireland's largest experimental poetry festival. The workshops are free and open to all, but booking is essential by calling 086 0843093 or emailing: soundeyeworkshops@gmail.com The workshops explore innovative and experimental writing, concentrating particularly on poetry that has been written in the last 50 years. Every week a particular work is discussed and read, playing close attention to language, form and its context. More

  • A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man

    See more

    15th Jun 2012 (Fri) - 16th Jun 2012 (Sat) at 13:00

    The New Theatre
    A cast of 10 deliver a performed reading of Tony Chesterman's adaptation of Joyce's first novel. Directed by Jimmy Fay. More

Previous page 1 |2 |3 |4 | Next page

Back to top of page

Event Search

Join us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter