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

The Barrytown Trilogy

by

Roddy Doyle

Comprising:

The Commitments

The Snapper

The Van

 

Publishing Partner: Vintage

2015 is the 10th year of the festival and there will be an imaginative programme which will animate The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle through music, film and public readings in April 2015.

Barrytown trilogy film scenes

Events will include a music concert, in association with MusicTown Festival, author readings, film screenings, talks on Dublin humour, and Irish society in the 1980's and much more. 

Barrytown Trilogy, 3 titles

Bare Feet and Bower Hats; Capturing the Dublin of 1913

It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times

Dublin 1913 - A Divided City

"Bare Feet and Bowler Hats; Capturing the Dublin of 1913" - Transporting you back to Strumpet City as we remember the Dublin of 1913. Remembering a turbulent time in our history and the oft neglected role of women in the 1913 Lockout.

Exhibition by Liberties Heritage Association at St. Nicholas of Myra Centre, Carmans Hall (Off Francis Street), Dublin 8.

Strumpet City: A People's History of the 1913 Lockout Programme

Saturday 27th April 11am-4.30pm Free admission. Booking essential email cityofliterature@dublincity.ie or Ph: 6744862

A day of Papers and Debate organised by Garrett Fagan in Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street.

11.00  Derek Hand Strumpet City and the Burdens of Irish History

Pod Cast

There will be pod cast of tonight's lecture How the Poor Lived: Tenement, Public Health and Medicine in Lockout Dublin 1913 available on the Royal College of Physicians Ireland website next week.

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