Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2015


Now a significant date in Dublin’s annual literary calendar, the 16th Franco-Irish Literary Festival will be held on the 24th and 25th April 2015 in Dublin Caste (Castle Hall) and at the Alliance Française.

The Franco-Irish Literary Festival is jointly organised by the Alliance Française Dublin and the French Embassy in Ireland with the support of many private and public sponsors.

This year, the festival’s round-table discussions will focus on the very popular genre of Crime Fiction – Scéalta blachtaireachta – Polar! . -
Over 2 days, 14 French & Irish writers will offer their views on this theme through panel discussions. A special poetry performance and book sales will also take place.

John Banville
Sinéad Crowley
Didier Daeninckx
Hervé Le Corre
Jérôme Leroy
Brendan McLoughlin
Maighréad Medbh
Sam Miller
Cormac Millar
Stuart Neville
Chantal Pelletier
Patrick Raynal
Jean-Bernard Pouy
Anna Heussaff (Anna Sweeney)


As a prelude to the 16th edition of the Franco-Irish Literary Festival, we invite you to special screening of the documentary Balade Irlandaise in the presence of the production team François Busnel and Adrien Soland.

Balade irlandaise screening
- Friday 24 April – 7.00pm
@ IMC Screen, D’Olier Street, Dublin 2
Admission free – RSVP

Franco-Irish Literary Festival
- Saturday 25 April
@ Castle Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2
- Sunday 26 April
@ Alliance Française 1 Kildare Street, Dublin 2

All events open to the public
Admission Free

Published on 27/04/2015

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