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

The Barrytown Trilogy


Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyle


The Commitments

The Snapper

The Van


Publishing Partner: Vintage

2015 is the 10th year of the festival, and our imaginative programme will animate The Barrytown Trilogy through music, film and public readings throughout the month of April.

Barrytown trilogy film scenes

The Programme of Events includes 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

Next UCD Scholarcast now available

UCDscholarcast has produced a series of podcasts by leading poets and critics to accompany Dublin: One City, One Book.

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Special Guest at Celebrating Seamus Heaney

We are delighted to announce that Paul Simon will be participating in Celebrating Seamus Heaney in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday 23rd April. While the event has been sold out for several weeks we are releasing 100 restricted view tickets for sale at 10am this morning. Tickets can be purchased at or Tel: 01 417 0000


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UCD Scholarcast

The first podcast by leading poets and critics to accompany One City, One Book has gone live at

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Dublin's Fair City

Due to unforseen circumstances John Sheahan is unable to take part in Dublin's Fair City in Dublin Castle on 9th April.

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