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Ballyfermot Writers’ Group – Up there with Will Self!

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Our event is now listed on the festival’s official website!

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and you can book tickets here –

http://ilfdublin.com/events/between-the-bookcases-a-celebration-of-writing-groups

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Ballyfermot is now officially up there right beside Will Self, no less. ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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It’s all good.

Now that Ballyfermot is firmly established as the literature hub of Ireland – next we take Berlin!

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Rik V

Gobstop the Presses – Ballyfermot Writers Group Goes International!

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Ballyfermot Writers Group, which is based in Ballyfermot Library, and is only one year old, has won the opportunity to hold an official Stories in the City event called, Between the Bookcases, in the upcoming International Literature Festival Dublin 2017.

 

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It takes place in Ballyfermot library on 24th May 2017.

Refreshments at 6. p.m. Show starts promptly at 6.30 p.m.

Comedian / Writer, Kevin Gildea, has been chosen by the festival to mentor Ballyfermot Writerโ€™s Group and help them plan and organise the event.

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The event is an evening of songs, stories and sketches and is a celebration of writing groups across the city.

Shelagh Delaneyย 

“I dreamt of you last night and I fell out of bed twice.’

Above: Shelagh Delaney in New York in 1961, with Brendan Behan, during a run of her Broadway play.

Performers on the night include –

  • Kevin Gildea, Comedian / Writer
  • Rap Artist Nugget
  • Members of Ballyfermot Writers Group
  • Singer/Songwriter Daveyinthevalley
  • Poet Kenneth Nolan
  • Local History Author Ken Larkin
  • Sci-Fi Author Harry Browne
  • Author Doctor Ciara Conway (who has a book forthcoming on Abbey Actresses of the 1930s)
  • And other special guests!
  • MC for the evening; Author / Playwright Declan Geraghty.

 

The official Poster and link are to follow when they are to hand.

Keep posted!

 

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Rik V