Red Line Book Festival

Various Locations, Monday 7th October - Sunday 13th October

Red Line Book Festival 2019 – Held in October each year, the festival celebrates the very best in local, national and international writing. The festival takes place in various venues across South Dublin County and is funded by South Dublin County Council and managed by South Dublin Libraries and Arts.

To celebrate Votáil 100, one hundred years of women's suffrage in Ireland, there are a number of events celebrating the role of women in history and politics, society and literature. Highlights of this strand include Mná na hÉireann – a one-day series of talks on Saturday October 14th looking at the role of women in the revolutionary period, and Internet Famous – an evening celebrating some of the best and most popular contemporary women writers – hosted by the amazing Alison Spittle, and many more.

The festival is being presented across a network of public libraries and South Dublin's Cultural Quarter, comprising the The Civic Theatre, the County Library and Rua Red, as well as in landmark historic venues – Rathfarnham Castle, the Pearse Museum and the Brú Chrónáin Round Tower Visitor Centre.

Monday 7th October - Sunday 13th October
Civic Theatre, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland

Google Map of Civic Theatre, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland


Dublin Fringe Festival

Various Locations

Dublin Fringe Festival 2019: The 25th Edition. 16 days. 80 shows. 36 venues. A curated, multi-disciplinary festival focusing on new and innovative approaches to the arts. DFF supports the development and presentation of new work by Irish and International artists of vision, nurturing artistic ambition and excellence across a range of art forms. An active curator, it provides an environment in which participating artists challenge, subvert and invigorate their disciplines and practice. DFF provides context for new work and demands audience engagement and dialogue. The scale and environment o

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Culture Night


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Children’s Books Ireland International Conference

Light House Cinema

The CBI Conference is back for its 29th year, again at Dublin's Light House Cinema. This year's theme of Belonging examines what is essential to being human – being part of a community or tribe. For children and young adults, books are a powerful tool for exploring the lives and experiences of others and discovering our common humanity. Speakers to include Kwame Alexander, Mary Murphy, Jarvis, Celia Rees and many more.

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