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

The Barrytown Trilogy

by

Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle

Comprising:

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

Reading at Red Rua

Eileen Casey and Declan Collinge will read excerpts from If Ever You Go, on Tuesday 8th April at 2pm. The readings will take place at the Red Rua South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght. Admission is free and booking is not necessary.

Dublin: One City, One Book 2014 Launch Video

Dublin: One City, One Book 2014 "If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song" was launched by Lord Mayor, Oisín Quinn, in the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 on Tuesday, 25th March. Present also were Owen Keegan, Dublin City Manager, Margaret Hayes, Dublin City Librarian, and renowned poets Dermot Bolger, Brendan Kennelly, Paula Meehan, Theo Dorgan, Gabriel Rosenstock, Enda Wyley, as well as that famous musician and poet, John Sheahan (The Dubliners).

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Dublin One City One Book 2014 Launch Photos

Dublin: One City, One Book 2014 "If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song" was yesterday (Tuesday, 25th March) launched by Lord Mayor, Oisín Quinn, in the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Present also were Owen Keegan, Dublin City Manager, Margaret Hayes, Dublin City Librarian, and renowned poets Dermot Bolger, Brendan Kennelly, Paula Meehan, Gabriel Rosenstock, Enda Wyley, as well as that famous musician and poet, John Sheahan (The Dubliners).

View the slideshow below:

. More photos will follow in due course and you will be able to view them on flickr

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New dates for Musical Tales

Musical Tales with the Contemporary Music Centre has been confirmed for Pearse Street Library on the 22nd April at 1pm and Cabra Library on 23rd April at 1pm. See the events section for booking details http://www.dublinonecityonebook.ie/events-2014

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