Ireland Reads: The Great Escape!

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Online, Thursday 25th February

Libraries Ireland present a discussion focusing on reading during lockdown and how books have helped us escape, chaired by Rick O’Shea (RTE).

About this Event
Join the discussion on reading during lockdown and how books in all formats have helped us to escape.

Hosted by Rick O' Shea, Broadcaster and Presenter of RTÉ’s The Book Show.


  • Sebastian Barry, Laureate for Irish Fiction
  • Prof Luke O’Neill, Immunologist / Professor of Biochemistry, TCD
  • Catherine Gallagher, County Librarian, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Library Service
  • Sarah Fitzgerald, Reading advocate and founder of Sarah’s Book Project

Ireland Reads is a Keep Well initiative, funded by Sláintecare and the Government of Ireland through the Healthy Ireland Fund.

Thursday 25th February

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