2012 Franco-Irish Literary Festival

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Co-organised by the Alliance Française in Dublin and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy, the Franco-Irish Literary Festival allows every year writers and literature-lovers to gather together around a common theme, "Pleasure" for this 2012 edition.
The Festival aims to widen and enhance the long-standing friendship that exists between Ireland, France, other French-speaking countries and more recently with other European countries. It helps to enrich the knowledge of our respective literatures and writers and brings them to the Irish reader’s attention by creating a platform for discussions, debates and readings.

The writers attending the 2012 Festival are:

Salim Bachi (France) JPEG
Kevin Barry (Ireland)
Marie-Claire Blais (Québec)
Pat Boran (Ireland)
René de Ceccatty (France)
Colette Fellous (France)
Cécile Guilbert (France)
Seamus Heaney (Ireland)
Jennifer Johnston (Ireland)
Claire Keegan (Ireland)
Michael Kleeberg (Germany)
Mathieu Lindon (France)
Siobhán Mannion (Ireland)
Thomas McCarthy (Ireland)
Belinda McKeon (Ireland)
Darach Ó Scolaí (Ireland)
Chantal Thomas (France)
Sabine Wespieser (France)

2012 Franco-Irish Literary Festival
20-21-22 April 2012
● Panel discussions ● Cafés littéraires ● Interviews “One hour with” ● Readings ● Book sales and Signings
At Dublin Castle, the Coach House and at the Alliance Française
Admission Free
Simultaneous interpreting in English and French.
scac@ambafrance-ie.org - 01 708 8308
<www.francoirishliteraryfestival.com>;

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Published on 02/04/2012

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