RED LINE BOOK FESTIVAL

Red Line Book Festival

Programme of Events 2017 - Available to book NOW
TEDxTallaght available to book from September 1st
Schools Events available to book from September 12th 

WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER 

There and Back Again: An Odyssey

The classic of classics, the ultimate source of myths and legends.. 

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Lyngo Theatre Company

Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium 

Time: 10am & 12pm 

FREE - Booking Essential*

FOR SCHOOLS (5th & 6th class)

Clann Lir 

A new version combining art, dance, storytelling and music brought to life by artist Dara McGee...

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Fibin Theatre Company

Venue: Clondalkin Library

Time: 10.30am & 12.00pm 

FREE - Booking Essential*

FOR SCHOOLS (Primary Schools)

Character Building Workshop

How to create page turning characters

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Patricia O'Reilly 

Venue: County Library, Tallaght

Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm 

FREE - Booking essential 


* BOOKING FOR SCHOOLS EVENTS OPENS ON TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 

Short Story Workshop:
David Butler - Short and to the point

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Venue: Lucan Library

Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential

POETRY FIRST

Panel Discussion chaired by Neasa O'Mahony

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm 

FREE - Booking Essential 

Screening of Sans soleil

This Film screening is part of a selection by artist/curator Franko B that accompanies the exhibition 'How To Say The Way It Is'.... Read More....

Venue: Rua Red

Time: 7.00pm

€3

* BOOKING FOR SCHOOLS EVENTS OPENS ON TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 

WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER                     THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 

Strolling Through Ulysses

Written & performed by Robert Gogan

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Venue: The Coach House, Palmerstown

TIME: 7.30pm

€8 (includes glass of wine)



Clann Lir

A new version combining art, dance, storytelling and music brought to life by artist Dara McGee

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Fibin Theatre Company

Venue: Pearse Museum

Time: 10.00am & 12.00pm 

FREE - Booking Essential*

FOR SCHOOLS (Primary schools)

The Big Picture 

Poet Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch with Eoin Colfer 

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Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium,

11.00am

FREE - Booking Essential, refunable deposit required *

FOR SCHOOLS  (4th - 6th class)

* BOOKING FOR SCHOOLS EVENTS OPENS ON TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 

THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 

Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus...

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Booster Cushion

Venue: Ballyroan Library

Time: 11.00am

FREE - Booking Essential *

FOR SCHOOLS (2nd & 3rd Class)

ITT Short Story Competition Awards

Awards ceremony with competition judge Colm Keegan

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Loose End

Time: 6.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential 


To Hell In a Handbag

The Secret Lives of Canon Chausble and Miss Prism

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Written & performed by Helen Norton and Johnathan White

Rathfarnham Castle 

6.30pm & 8.30pm 

€10/€8

The Wonder of the Irish Wake

with Kevin Toolis

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Venue: Ballyroan Library

Time: 7.00pm to 9.00pm 

FREE - Booking Essential

TEDxTallaght 2017:
The propogation of Ideas
'Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die'

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm 

€20/€15

Tickets on Sale September 1st 

Irish Round Towers

Talk with Professor Tadhg O'Keefe

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Venue: Clondalkin Round Tower Visitor Centre

Time: 7.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential 

FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER 

Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears Plus....

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

Time: 11.00am

FREE - Booking Essential, Refundable deposit required *

FOR SCHOOLS (2nd & 3rd Class)

'How To Say It The Way It Is'
Exhibition Tour

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Venue: Rua Red

Time: 2.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential


Death by Chocolate: 
Workshop and Storytelling Session
with Alan Nolan

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Venue: The Chocolate Warehouse, Walkinstown

Time: 2.30pm - ages 5 +

Time: 4.30pm - ages 9 +

€10 per child - Accompanying adult is free

Staccato Lite
An Open Mic Session bringing a blend of established authors plus an opportunity for new voices to shine


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Venue: Cherry Tree, Walkinstown

Time: 7.00pm to 9.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential 


Forgotten: 
A dramatic presentation of work by Celia de Fréine, Martine Devlin and Catherine Dunne on the theme of women whom history has forgotten.

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Venue: Rathfarmham Castle,

Time: 7.30pm to 8.30pm 

€10/€8 


The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4


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Bruiser Theatre Company

Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

Time: 8.00pm

€15/€12

Ages 13 3/4 and up!

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER 

Readers Day 2017

A relaxed and intimate day of readings and conversations chaired by Dermot Bolger, This years line up features award winning authors Lisa Harding, Sara Baume, Mike McCormack, Mary O'Rourke, Julie Parsons and John Banville. Read More.....


Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

10.00am to 4.00pm 

€12/€10

Early Booking Advised

Creative Book Making for Children 
A fun and creative workshop exploring some of the themes within the exhibition 'How to Say It The Way It Is'. 


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RUA RED

12.00pm to 1.00pm

€5 per child

Age 6 - 12 yrs

Big Goldilocks and the Three Bears 

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Lucan Library

1.00pm

Free

Family Fun Event

Electric Lines

Live comics readings presented by Stray Lines 

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Civic theatre, Loose End

2.30pm to 3.30pm

FREE - Booking Essential

Teenagers

SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER 

The Curious Adventure of Pinocchio

Lyngo Theatre Company

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Venue: Civic theatre, Main Auditorium 

Time: 12.00pm 

Adults €8 Children €5

Family Ticket €20 [2 adults, 2 children]

Family Fun Event

Irish History Live - the Myth and Magic of Harry Potter 

with Michael Moylan from Irish History Live

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Venue: Court of Petty Sessions, Rathcoole

Time: 2.00pm

FREE - Booking Essential

Family Fun Event



The Happy Pear 

Talk & Demonstration with Stephen  and David  Flynn

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Loose End

Time: 4.00pm

€10/€8





RTÉ Sunday Miscellany

Reportage, appreciations, Memory pieces, Poetry, Travel reports and personal accounts of events are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. 

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Venue: Civic Theatre, Main Auditorium

Time 6.00pm (latecomers not admitted - Live recording)

€10/€8 conc