Red Line Book Festival 2014
October 14th - 19th
Welcome to the website of the Red Line Book Festival, the annual celebration of the joy of reading and writing brought to you by South Dublin Libraries!
Make a note in your diary for this year’s festival which will be on from Tuesday 14th October until Sunday 19th October 2014.
We are delighted to announce the The Red Line Book Festival has been shortlisted for the 2014 Chambers Ireland Award for Excellence in Local Government.
Red Line Poetry Competition
The Red Line poetry competition is now closed. Thank you for all your entries!
This year's judge is Nessa O'Mahony, author of Bar Talk (1999), Trapping a Ghost (2005) and In Sight of Home (2009). The shortlisted entrants will be announced at the beginning of October and will be invited to read their poems at an event in The Red Line Book Festival.
See more information on our competitions page.
Take a look at a selection of photos from previous years in our gallery below. Podcasts of many of the events, including an interview with Colm Tóibín hosted by Dermot Bolger, poetry reading with Harry Clifton, Dermot Bolger in interview with Deirdre Purcell, Fintan O'Toole and Mary Kenny. Enjoy!
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