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Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

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Echoes 2019

Saturday 5th October, 9.30am - 5.00pm

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

 

Admission

Full day €55

Half day (morning or afternoon) €30

MORNING
9.30am-12.45pm
At Home in The World

A personal reflection on Maeve’s life and times, her journalism and fiction

Olivia O'Leary

Gordon Snell

Writing Ireland

Does contemporary writing reflect life in Ireland today?

Interviewer: Niall MacMonagle

Cathy Kelly

Chris Binchy

Jo Spain

Coffee Break

Book signings, meet & greet with authors

Home Thoughts from Abroad

Experiences of Irish writers abroad

Interviewer: Caroline Erskine

Madeleine Keane

Christine Dwyer Hickey

Mary Pat Kelly

READING FROM MAEVE'S WORK

Clelia Murphy (Morning)

“ I thought everyone came from a place like this...

I thought this was the norm until I went to see the world and discovered that we were spoiled rotten. "

Maeve Binchy

Deirdre O'Kane (Afternoon)

AFTERNOON
2.00pm-5.00pm
All At Sea

Does living on a small island affect our sense of community?

Interviewer: Niall MacMonagle

Hazel Gaynor

Fionn Davenport

Andrea Carter

Clelia Murphy

Deirdre O'Kane

READING FROM MAEVE'S WORK

Clelia Murphy (Morning)

“ I don't have ugly ducklings turning into swans in my stories. I have ugly ducklings turning into confident ducks. "

Maeve Binchy

Deirdre O'Kane (Afternoon)

Coffee Break

Book signings, meet & greet with authors

Writing in The Margins

Writing as activism for communities in Ireland

Interviewer: Martin Doyle

Carlo Gebler

Senator Lynn Ruane

Ibrahim Halawa

Finale

Maeve Binchy at Home in Ireland

Róisín Ingle

Maeve Binchy

INTERVIEWERS

Niall MacMonagle

Caroline Erskine

Martin Doyle