Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan Twelcomed Ireland’s leading writers to Iveagh House to mark “21 years of partnership between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ireland Literature Exchange in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2.
Nice pad, in fairness.
From top: (l-r) Sinead Mac Aodha Director of Ireland Literature Exchange, John Banville, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan Anne Enright, Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction and poet Eilean Ni Chuilleanain; Banville, Enright and Ni Chuilleanain.
(Sasko Lazarov/Photocall ireland)
On Wednesday 17 July at the alternative arts space Siteation, nine Irish writers will read examples of their work, poetry, short stories and excerpts from novels in progress. Doors open at 7:30 and it runs until 11pm, with each reading lasting about 15 minutes. It’s a free event with donations welcomed, to go towards the upkeep of Siteation.
(Poster by Dublin illustrator Rob Mirolo)
Kieran Murphy, editor of UCC student mag Motley, writes:
Today we’re launching a drive for contributors for the website. Normally it’s only been UCC students who contributed to it but I believe that with our new website we’ve the scope to cater to more readers and writers, so anyone and everyone can sign up and write for the website!
They don’t care, like. They love it.