International Literature Festival Dublin

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Merrion Square Park, Thursday 19th May - Sunday 29th May

On an island of storytellers and in a city where books are treasured, International Literature Festival Dublin is Ireland’s leading literary event. Since 1998, we have brought the world’s finest writers together to enthral, engage and excite audiences.

After two years of online events, ILFDublin is delighted to once again welcome authors from around the world to gather in-person in Dublin city for this 11 day celebration of writing and literature. Dublin's Merrion Square will be transformed into Literary Village, a beautiful space in the heart of the city surrounded by a rich and unique literary history.

Whether dropping in on lunch break or spending a full weekend exploring the Literary Village, there’s plenty to see and do; pick up copies of this year’s books at the Dubray Festival Bookshop, grab a tasty bite at one of the food stalls, curated by District Magazine, or just soak up the festive atmosphere. ILFDublin 2022 will present a record breaking programme of over 150 events featuring a diverse mix of 175 authors, speakers, creatives, and performers and counting from over 30 countries with discussions, talks, debates and more for all ages and interests.

The full programme is available now at

International Literature Festival Dublin is Ireland's premier literary event, and gathers the world's finest writers in the 'City of Words'.

Thursday 19th May - Sunday 29th May
Merrion Square, Merrion Square East, Dublin, Ireland

Google Map of Merrion Square, Merrion Square East, Dublin, Ireland

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