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Echoes 2017

Saturday 30th September 2017

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

Maeve Binchy, her lasting appeal

Prof Margaret Kelleher, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature UCD


Can journalism lead to creative writing?

Joseph O’Connor, Martina Devlin,

Danielle Keyes-Byrne and Christine Green

Chair: Seán Rocks


Maeve’s Times

Roisin Ingle (Irish Times) in conversation with Sarah Binchy and Seán Rocks


The Irish Writer in Foreign Parts

(Maeve Binchy, James Joyce and Flann O’Brien)

Prof John Mc Court, (Università di Macerata),Trieste

Chair: Myles Dungan

When Beckett met Binchy

Maeve Binchy short story read by Margaret Toomey Barry McGovern on Samuel Beckett’s work and his experience of playing Beckett roles


The role of the playwright in the rehearsal room

Myles Dungan with directors Annabelle Comyn, Conall Morrison and Jim Culleton


Maeve Binchy in Sweden

Gunilla Sondell

Editor, Norstedts, Stockholm


Maeve Binchy in the UK

Christine Green, Literary Agent


Maeve – A Legacy in Laughter

Bernard Farrell (playwright)

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