The Dublin: One City, One Book Choice for April 2015 is:

The Barrytown Trilogy

by

Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle

Comprising:

The Commitments

The Snapper

The Van

 

Publishing Partner: Vintage

2015 is the 10th year of the festival and there will be an imaginative programme that will animate The Barrytown Trilogy through music, film and public readings in April 2015.

Barrytown trilogy film scenes

The Programme will include a big music event in association with MusicTown Festival, author readings, film screenings, talks on Dublin humour, and Irish society in the 1980s and much more. 

Barrytown Trilogy, 3 titles

Dublin: One City, One Book 2015

Date: 19th August, 2014

Dublin City Council’s Public Library Service is delighted to announce that Roddy Doyle’s The Barrytown Trilogy is the Dublin: One City One Book Choice for 2015.

Dublin City Librarian Margaret Hayes says “Dublin: One City One Book is about bringing Dublin’s literature to a wider audience. The Barrytown Trilogy is sure to help us to build on the incredible success the initiative has enjoyed. Dublin City Public Libraries will produce an imaginative festival programme which will animate the book through music, film and public readings in April 2015.”

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Write Here, Write Now Competition

To celebrate Dublin One City, One Book 2015, Hot Press Magazine has launched a major national writing competition entitled Write Here, Write Now. In the Barrytown trilogy Roddy Doyle created the fictional suburban of Barrytown and the aim of this writing competition is for you to create your own Barrytown in 500 words. There are two categories, one for 5th & 6th year students in Second Level schools and one for Third level students.

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Impressions of Dublin 8 - An exhibition of prints and poets at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

An exhibition of illustrated broadside of poems taken from the anthology, If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song (edited by Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth and published by Dedalus Press) opens in the gallery space in the National College of Art and Design in Thomas Street next Tuesday 21st October at 1pm.

Dublin: One City, One Book 2015

Dublin City Council’s Public Library Service is delighted to announce that Roddy Doyle’s The Barrytown Trilogy is the Dublin: One City One Book Choice for 2015.

Dublin City Librarian Margaret Hayes says “Dublin: One City One Book is about bringing Dublin’s literature to a wider audience. The Barrytown Trilogy is sure to help us to build on the incredible success the initiative has enjoyed. Dublin City Public Libraries will produce an imaginative festival programme which will animate the book through music, film and public readings in April 2015.”

The Barrytown Trilogy, published by Vintage, brings Roddy Doyle’s three acclaimed novels featuring the unforgettable Rabbitte family together in one volume.

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One City, One Book: Dublin in Print

UCD has opened registration for One City, One Book: Dublin in Print. This course will run for eight weeks in February and March in Pearse Street Library, Dublin . Full course details are available at www.ucd.ie/adulted

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