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Dublin One City One Book at Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Libraries

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Libraries celebrates Dublin One City One Book this November with three special events. All the events are online and are free. They must be booked in advance on 


Thursday 12th November at 7pm: Turning Books into Ideas. Christine Dwyer Hickey chats to Martina Devlin

Thursday 19th November at 7pm: Poetry, Childhood and Tatty with Eithne Hand, James Harpur and Liz Quirke. Curated by Rosamund Taylor.

Thursday 26th November at 7pm: Dublin as a Literary Location with Christine Dwyer Hickey, chaired by Martina Devlin

Thursday 10th December at 7pm: Growing Up in Late Twentieth Century Ireland

All booking details in our events section

Senior Times Podcast Interview with Christine Dwyer Hickey

In the latest episode of Senior Times podcast Mary Kennedy chats to Christine Dwyer Hickey about her books Tatty and The Narrow Land, how she was influenced by James Joyce, and how the wounds of her childhood come through in each of her books. Produced by Simon Murtagh.



Christine Dwyer Hickey – A Special Celebration of Tatty at Dublin Book Festival

Treat yourself to an hour of inspiring and honest conversation as Christine Dwyer Hickey talks to Niall MacMonagle about writing this year’s Dublin One City One Book choice Tatty, how music inspires her writing and much more. Musical recitals by Leonora Carney (piano), Colm Byrne (trumpet) and Donnacha Dwyer (uileann pipes) This event is part of the Dublin Book Festival Autumn Series and was filmed in Kevin St Library and The City Gallery, Hugh Lane.