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Tuesday 24

Herstory with Frances Browner

Herstory: Write your own story, or that of a woman in your family history. The tutor, Frances Browner, will help with proofreading and editing and give constructive feedback.  She will read excerpts from The Long Gaze Back, this year’s Dublin One City One Book choice. 

Frances is an experienced creative writing and history tutor who has had her work published and broadcast on radio.

Venue

Blackrock Library, Main Street Blackrock,

Time

April 24 at 5:45 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Screening of Ireland: The Tear and the Smile (1961)

Elizabeth Bowen is credited with writing this controversial US TV documentary about Ireland. Presented by Walter Cronkite and featuring leading political and literary figures and unflinching images of urban and rural life, the film portrayed Ireland as ‘a poverty-stricken country riddled with backwardness, unemployment and emigration’. With an introduction by Dr Eibhear Walshe.

Venue

IFI, Eustace St Dublin 2,

Time

April 24 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

€8.50 - €9.50

Booking

Booking advisable
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