Venue: Dublin Convention Centre, Spencer Dock, Dublin 1 Website: www.tickets.ie/dublinswell Price: €18, €21, €25 including booking fee Date: Friday, March 18th Time: 7:30 pm
Dublin is now a UNESCO City of Literature – a permanent designation which honours the city and its writers. On 18th March in the stunning new Convention Centre on the Quays, in association with St. Patrick’s Festival, there will be an evening of entertainment and inspiration with some of Dublin’s best loved names from the worlds of literature, music, film and theatre in a fitting tribute to Dublin UNESCO City of Literature. Join other literature enthusiasts for a journey through Dublin’s literary past and present – be entertained, moved and inspired by some of Dublin’s best loved names from the worlds of literature, music, film and theatre – Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney as well as Sebastian Barry, Dermot Bolger, Damien Dempsey, Roddy Doyle, Paul Durcan, Lisa Hannigan, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Paul Howard (Ross O’Carroll Kelly), Declan Hughes, Biddy Jenkinson, Neil Jordan, Cathy Kelly, Claire Kilroy, Paula Meehan, Eamon Morrissey, Barry McGovern, Joseph O’Connor, Mike Scott of The Waterboys and Gerry Stembridge – including contributions from the Abbey Theatre and Maeve Binchy. The MC for the evening will be Mike Murphy. Tickets are also available for purchase from Dublin Tourism on O’Connell Street and Dublin Tourism on Suffolk Street or by calling 0818 33 32 31.