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Red Line Book Festival: Programme of Events 2016

We at South Dublin Libraries & Arts are delighted to present to you the programme for this year's Red Line Book Festival. We hope you enjoy the festival and we look forward to seeing you there! View the full brochure here. For information on how to join our libraries and events throughout the year, visit www.southdublinlibraries.ie

PROGRAMME 2016 AT A GLANCE














Wednesday

12th October

5pm

Gearoid Lynch

In Conversation Gearoid Lynch @ IT Tallaght

Synergy Centre at IT Tallaght

Adult

Admission: FREE

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6-8pm

Diarmuid Fitzgerald

Workshop: Haiku Poetry

County Library, Tallaght

Family

Admission: FREE

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7-10pm

James O'Keefe

Tara Prendegast

Gary Tyrell

Sarah Leather

Helen Fields

Owen Fitzpatrick

Orla Donoghue

Vit Dobrin

Frederique Murphy

Mike Lyons

Barbara Moynihan

TEDx Tallaght

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission €15/€12

SOLD OUT!

 7.30pm

True Voice Theatre

"The Bear" and "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov

Rathfarnham Castle

Adult

Admission: €10/€8

SOLD OUT!

8pm

RTÉ Documentary on One & Radio Drama

The Art of Storytelling on the Radio

RUA RED Arts Centre

Adult

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

8pm

Declan Burke

Declan Hughes

Alan Glynn

Alex Barclay

Trouble Is Our Business: An Evening with Ireland's Finest Crime Writers

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €8/€6

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10am - 12.30pm

Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin

Workshop: Getting Published

Lucan Library

 Adult

Admission: FREE

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10.30am - 1.30pm

Ferdia MacAnna

Workshop: Beginners Screenwriting

Ballyroan Library

 Adult

Admission: FREE

Limited Places

SOLD OUT!

3.30pm

Wayne O'Connor

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

The Chocolate Warehouse

Family 

Admission: €10

Limited Places

SOLD OUT!

6-8pm

Claire Hennessy - Big Smoke Writing Factory

Workshop: Writing Fiction for Young Adults

Ballyroan Library

Adult 

Admission: FREE

Limited Places

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6.30pm


The Great Lucan Bake Off!

Lucan Library

Adult 

Admission: FREE

BOOK NOW BY CALLING 01 6216422

6.30pm

Raven & Clara Rose Thornton

Universal Underdog: Unsung Anthems for Displaced Peoples

County Library, Tallaght

Adult

Admission: FREE

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7pm

Tadhg O'Keeffe

Irish Round Towers

Clondalkin Civic Office

Adult

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

7pm

Michael O'Loughlin

Poetry Award Ceremony

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

Adult 

Admission: FREE

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7.30pm

The Irish Writers' Centre

Takin' The Mic

Coach House, Palmerstown

Adult

Admission: FREE

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8.15pm

Library After Dark Writers' Café with Colm Keegan and Emilie Conway

Selfies and Portraits: A Library After Dark Writers' Cabaret 

Selfies and Portraits: A Library After Dark Writers' Cabaret 

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

Friday

14th October






1pm

Michael Fewer

Michael Fewer

Hellfire Hill

Timbertrove Country Store & Café 

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

6pm 

Tenderfoot Theatre Programme

Get Your Act Together

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €5

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7.30pm


Ceardlann Ceoil: Traditional Irish Music Workshop

Áras Chrónáin Ionad Cultúir

Adult

Admission: FREE

BOOK NOW BY CALLING 01 4574847

8pm

Lisa Lambe

Matthew Gilsenan

Brendan McQuaile

The Count, Countess and Tommy

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €15/12

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8.15pm

Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin

Doreen Finn

Caitriona Lally

Máire T Robinson

Women Writing Today - Panel Discussion

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

 Adult

Admission: €8/6

Booking Essential

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Saturday

15th October






10.30am - 4pm

Dermot Bolger

Anne Enright

Marita Conlon-McKenna

Joseph O'Connor

Catherine Dunne

Myles Dungan

Katie Donovan

Readers Day

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €12/€10

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11am - 1pm

Joseph Carr

Photographic Walk & Workshop

RUA RED Arts Centre

Adult

Admission: €4

Limited Places

BOOK NOW BY CALLING 01 451 5860

2 - 4.40pm


Gruffalo Fun Day - Screening of 3 movies, followed by a Gruffalo themed activity workshop. 

RUA RED Arts Centre

Family

Admission: €3 - Movies(FREE for Film club members)

€3 Workshop

SOLD OUT!

Saturday

15th October






10.30am - 4pm

Dermot Bolger

Anne Enright

Marita Conlon-McKenna

Joseph O'Connor

Catherine Dunne

Myles Dungan

Katie Donovan

Readers Day

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €12/€10

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11am - 1pm

Joseph Carr

Photographic Walk & Workshop

RUA RED Arts Centre

Adult

Admission: €4

Limited Places

BOOK NOW BY CALLING 01 451 5860

2 - 4.40pm


Gruffalo Fun Day - Screening of 3 movies, followed by a Gruffalo themed activity workshop. 

RUA RED Arts Centre

Family

Admission: €3 - Movies(FREE for Film club members)

€3 Workshop

SOLD OUT!

6.30 - 8pm

Roz Purcell

Natural Born Feeder

Loose End @ Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €10/8

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Sunday

16th October






12pm

Miriam Lambert Puppeteer

The Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

Main Auditorium @

Civic Theatre

Family

Admission: €8/€5

Family €20

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5.45pm

RTÉ Radio 1

RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday Miscellany - Live Recording

Main Auditorium @

Civic Theatre

Adult

Admission: €8/€6

Late Arrivals Not Permitted Entry

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2.30pm

Martin Mansergh

Éimear O'Connor

Robert Schmuhl

Rebellion & Revolution in Dublin - Book Launch and History Panel

Pearse Museum, St. Enda's Park

All

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

2.30pm

Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin

 RITT Short Story Competition Awards Ceremony

Loose End @

Civic Theatre

Adults

Admission: FREE

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RED LINE BOOK FESTIVAL FOR SCHOOLS














Wednesday 12th October






10.30am & 12pm

Michael James Ford & Trevor Knight

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Pearse Museum, St. Enda's Park

5th-6th Class

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

1pm

Paul Cookson

Poetry on the Ball

Ballyroan Library

Up to 2nd Class  

Admission: FREE

Booking Essential

Thursday

13th October






10am & 12pm

Wayne O'Connor

Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre

2nd - 4th Class

Admission: FREE

SOLD OUT!

Friday

14th October






10.30am & 11.45am

Patrick Ryan

Shaking With Shakespeare: Tales from Shakespeares Storybook

Main Auditorium @ Civic Theatre


Admission: FREE

Booking Essential

Refundable Booking Deposit Required