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Red Line Book Festival 2019
October 7th to 13th

The annual Red Line Book Festival is a celebration of all things literary; be it spoken, written, played, illustrated or even just thought. The Festival runs in October, taking place in various venues across South Dublin County and is funded by South Dublin County Council and managed by South Dublin Libraries and Arts. The programme showcases the best of national and international contemporary writers and performers.

Festival Co-ordinators: Bernie Meenaghan, Helen McMahon and Mark Ward.


What people say:

"Red Line Book Festival - its vision, as ever, is to be entertaining, inclusive and stimulating"
Catherine Dunne, author
"I so enjoyed it. Thanks a million for your hospitality and well done on organising a fantastic festival."
Twitter at TEDx
“A very relaxed atmosphere among the panel and great questions from the audience!”
Bert Wright, curator Crime Night
“I enjoyed every minute of it and was only sorry I couldn't have stayed for the whole day”
Christine Dwyer-Hickey, author Readers Day
“Fantastic, informative, thoughtful, mind opening and a reminder of the abundance of life."
Maureen Gaffney on TEDxTallaght