Mountains to the Sea Literary Festival
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, is pleased to announce that it will be holding its first literary festival in September.
Called Mountains to Sea it will take place in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin September 10-13, 2009. The web site is www.mountainstosea.ie
The Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival aspires to honour one of the world’s most unique literary landscapes with a festival worthy of that distinction.
Mountains to Sea will feature a glittering array of writers both local and international including Paul Auster, Sebastian Faulks, Sadie Jones, Declan Kiberd, John Carey, Douglas Kennedy, Siri Hustvedt, Patrick Gale, Anne Enright, Hugo Hamilton, Diarmaid Ferriter, Julie Parsons, Ross O’Carroll Kelly and Maeve Binchy. Special theatre productions will celebrate the area’s close association with Samuel Beckett, James Joyce and Flann O’Brien. Author readings, theatre productions, political cabaret, literary walking tours, panel discussions, children’s events will entertain, challenge and inspire.
Tickets will be on sale for all events via the Pavilion Box Office (tel: 01-231-2929) from August 4th.