The Dublin: One City, One Book Choice for April 2015 is:

The Barrytown Trilogy


Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle


The Commitments

The Snapper

The Van


Publishing Partner: Vintage

2015 is the 10th year of the festival, and our imaginative programme will animate The Barrytown Trilogy through music, film and public readings throughout the month of April.

Barrytown trilogy film scenes

The Programme of Events includes a big music event in association with MusicTown Festival, author readings, film screenings, talks on Dublin humour, and Irish society in the 1980s and much more. 

Barrytown Trilogy, 3 titles

The Works

Strumpet City featured on RTÉ's The Works last night. If you missed the piece or want to see it again, it is available at

Special Offer

Brooks Hotel is celebrating Dublin: One City, One Book by offering a free copy of Strumpet City when you enjoy an overnight stay there this April.  This is the perfect opportunity to get lost in a story about early twentieth century Dublin while enjoying a break in the Dublin of today.

Down(load) on the Street!

Bread and Roses: Strumpet City Revisited

Please note that Bread and Roses in Dublin Castle on the 3rd April is booked out.

The Book on One

Strumpet City will be on The Book on One from Monday 1st to Friday 26th April. The Book on One airs at 11:10pm each weeknight on RTÉ Radio 1.


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