All the author events are ONLINE and free to stream. We invite you “Pay what you can” to help cover the cost of the festival. The majority of events run for 40 minutes
Thursday 19 November 2020
Peaky Blinders Cocktail Class
Learn to mix the delicious cocktails from the official Peaky Blinders Cocktail Book
Friday 20 November 2020
Caint agus comhrá le Mary Kennedy
Join much-loved broadcaster Mary Kennedy in conversation with Siobhán Prendergast as Gaeilge.
The Irish Cookbook Cookalong with JP McMahon
Make a traditional Dingle Mutton Pie with leading Irish chef JP McMahon, author of The Irish Cookbook.
Walking with Ghosts: Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne delves into his memoir, from a childhood in Dublin to a Hollywood career spanning 40 years.
Saturday 21 November 2020
Republic of Shame: Caelainn Hogan in conversation with Noelle Brown
A Ghost in the Throat: Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa discusses her prose debut with RTÉ Arena’s Paula Shields.
Massacre of the Birds: Mary O’Donnell, interviewed by Deanna O’Connor
The Girl with the Louding Voice: Abi Daré in conversation with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, author of The First Woman.
Summerwater: Sarah Moss in conversation with Justine Carbery
While Nobody is Watching: Michelle Dunne in conversation with Cathy Kelly
Handiwork: Sara Baume in conversation with Carlo Gébler
Sunday 22 November 2020
Democracy for Sale, Dark Money and Dirty Politics: Peter Geoghegan in conversation with Anne Applebaum
An tSlí Scríofa
Turas timpeall Corca Dhuibhne i gcomhladar scríobhneoirí
Notes from an Apocalypse: Mark O’Connell in conversation with Sarah Moss
The Tainted: Cauvery Madhavan in conversation with Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Thirty-Two Words for An Irish Field: Manchán Magan in conversation with Seán Mac an tSíthigh
Beo ar Éigean: Sinead Ní Uallacháin, Siún Ní Dhuinn and Áine Ní Bhreaslai
The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett in conversation with Emma Dabiri
That Place We Call Home with John Creedon
John Creedon discusses home and where we belong with Seán Mac an tSíthigh
Never Mind the B#ll*cks Here’s the Science: Professor Luke O’Neill, interviewed by Deanna O’Connor