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Julianne Mooney, Programme Director of the Dublin Book Festival chats to Cover to Cover about the 2017 line-up

  Now in its 11th year, Dublin Book Festival is one of the country’s largest book festivals. It celebrates Irish writers and Irish publishing, across a whole range of genres, from politics to literary fiction, business, illustration and children’s ...

​​​​​Sarah Maria Griffin talks about ‘Stand in Awe of All Mná’ at the Dublin Book Festival 2017

Novelist Sarah Maria Griffin is taking part in the Stand in Awe of All Mná event as part of the Dublin Book Festival 2017 on November 4th. Norma Burke chatted to her ahead of the event. Check out the Dublin Book Festival website for more info on the ...

Cover to Cover: interview with acclaimed actor and director Joan Sheehy

Joan Sheehy talks to Norma Burke about WHITBY – a new play based on the classic novel Dracula by Bram Stoker ahead of it’s world premiere at the Smock Alley Theatre as part of Bram Stoker Fest 2017. We also get to hear a clip of the show ...

“Lion” by Saroo Brierley

On this edition of Cover to Cover Near FMs Roisin  Matthews reviews the book “Lion” by Saroo Brierley Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:35 — 20.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

‘Presenter & Producer, Paula Wiseman chats with the author, Felicity Hayes-McCoy about her latest novel, “Summer at the Garden Cafe’ and also about her life as a published author.’ Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: ...

Mount Temple Book Review

Mount Temple’s First Year Book Club: First year students Lily, Tadgh and Eva review their novels with English teacher, Allyson Prizeman. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:02 — 33.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Interview with author, Joe Brady.

An interview between presenter Paula Wiseman and author, Joe Brady. They chatted about his book, ‘Dublin in the 1950’s & 1960’s: Cars, shops and Suburbs’ and surrounding changes that have occurred in Dublin since that period. ...

Interview with author, Patricia Murphy.

A live in studio interview between presenter Paula Wiseman and author, Patricia Murphy. They chatted about her latest children’s book, ‘The Irish Civil War 1922-23, Ava’s Diary’ and about her processes as a writer and published ...

Interview with author, Joe Joyce.

A live in studio interview between presenter Paula Wiseman and author, Joe Joyce. They chatted about his novel, ‘Echoland’ and about his Echoland series of books. They also chatted about the choice of Echoland as the Dublin: One City, One ...

“I’m Right Here” by Yvonne Cassidy

On this edition of Cover to Cover, Presenter/Producer Paula Wiseman chats with the author Yvonne Cassidy about her new novel, “I’m Right Here.” As well as chatting about the book, they chatted about Yvonne’s life as a successful ...

Animal Farm

Mount Temple’s First Year Book Club: First year students Lily, James and Eva along with Third year students Grace, Eimear and Kevin discuss George Orwell’s classic novel “Animal Farm” with English teacher, Allyson Prizeman.     Podcast: ...

Is That Fat Foreigner Rich ?

Cover to Cover presenter, Paula Wiseman chats with the author, Graeme Allen about his new book, ‘Is That Fat Foreigner Rich?’ They chat about his fascinating 23 years living in China and among other things, the process he and his wife had ...