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

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.

Play back of Bread and Roses: Strumpet City Revisited

Listen to Bread and Roses: Strumpet City Revisited from Dublin Castle on 3rd April http://bit.ly/Z5f2VV

Bread and Roses: Strumpet City Revisited

For those who missed Bread and Roses: Strumpet City Revisited in Dublin Castle on 3rd April, you can hear the event on RTÉ 1's Arena this evening at 7pm

Strumpet City on the Marian Finucane Programme

Listen to Marian Finucane and singer Mary Byrne discussing Strumpet City on Saturday 13th at http://bit.ly/159zsAm

Boys and Girls Come Out To Play

It was a bright sunny morning in Dublin last Saturday for Blackthorn Arts show Boys and Girls Come Out to Play, part of Dublin: One City One Book program for 2013. City Hall echoed to the sounds of children singing Queenio Who Has the Ball, Red Rover, Red Rover and other street rhymes that were popular at the start of the 20th Century when Strumpet City was set.

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