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Leaves On Air Episode 4 Carlo Gebler

Leaves On Air Episode 4 Carlo Gebler

November 7, 2020

Episode 4: Tales We Tell Ourselves: Saturday 5thNovember, 11am

CARLO GÉBLER IN CONVERSATION WITH DERMOT BOLGER

Carlo Gébler was born in Dublin in 1954.  His most recent books from New Island, include The Wing Orderly’s Tales– a collection of stories told by a prison orderly; The Projectionist– a biography of his father, Ernest Gébler, and The Innocent of Falkland Road, a novel set in the 1960s London of his childhood. His response to the ongoing pandemic has been to re-tell twenty-eight tales from Boccaccio’s Decameron, in a new book, Tales We Tell Ourselves, published in October 2020. A member of Aosdána, he is married with five children and has lived in Enniskillen since 1989.

 

Music by David Power

 

Leaves Festival of Writing & Music 2020: ‘Leaves on Air’

Funded by the Arts Office, Laois County Council  

Produced & Presented by Dunamaise Arts Centre

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Dunamaise Arts Centre gratefully acknowledges funding from Laois County Council and The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Leaves On Air Episode 3 Marianne Lee

Leaves On Air Episode 3 Marianne Lee

November 6, 2020

Episode 3: A Quiet Tide: Friday 6thNovember, 11am

MARIANNE LEE IN CONVERSATION WITH DERMOT BOLGER

Marianne Lee grew up in Tullamore, Co. Offaly and now lives in Dublin with her husband. She has a degree in Visual Communications from the National College and Art and Design and an MPhil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. She works as a designer and copywriter, and has published a selection of poetry and self-recorded an album. Her debut novel, ‘A Quiet Tide’, a fictionalised account of the life of Ellen Hutchins, Ireland’s first female botanist, who collected and discovered rare spies of plants while working in isolation in West Cork, was published in 2020 by New Island.

 

With Music by David Power

 

Leaves Festival of Writing & Music 2020: ‘Leaves on Air’

Funded by the Arts Office, Laois County Council  

Produced & Presented by Dunamaise Arts Centre

www.leavesfestival.ie | Facebook  | Twitter| Instagram

www.dunamaise.ie|Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Dunamaise Arts Centre gratefully acknowledges funding from Laois County Council and The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Leaves On Air Episode 2 Anne Griffin

Leaves On Air Episode 2 Anne Griffin

November 5, 2020

Episode 2: When All is Said: Thursday 5thNovember, 11am

ANNE GRIFFIN IN CONVERSATION WITH DERMOT BOLGER

Born in Dublin, Anne Griffin now lives in Mullingar. In 2019 her debut novel When All Is Said was an Irish No. 1 bestseller when published by Sceptre. It has now been published in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and is being translated into sixteen languages. Described by John Banville as “a rare jewel”, by Donal Ryan as “a hugely enjoyable, engrossing novel” and by Graham Norton as “beautifully observed, masterful storytelling”, When All is Saidwon the Newcomer of the Year Irish Book Awards, 2019.

 

Featuring music by David Power

 

Leaves Festival of Writing & Music 2020: ‘Leaves on Air’

Funded by the Arts Office, Laois County Council  

Produced & Presented by Dunamaise Arts Centre

www.leavesfestival.ie | Facebook  | Twitter| Instagram

www.dunamaise.ie|Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Dunamaise Arts Centre gratefully acknowledges funding from Laois County Council and The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Leaves On Air Episode 1 Hilary Fannin

Leaves On Air Episode 1 Hilary Fannin

November 4, 2020

 

Episode 1: The Weight of Love: Wednesday 4thNovember, 11am

HILARY FANNIN IN CONVERSATION WITH DERMOT BOLGER

 

Hilary Fannin worked as an actor throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Her first play was staged at London’s Bush Theatre and since then she has written numerous stage and radio plays. She was joint writer-in-association at the Abbey Theatre for its centenary year, 2004. She is co-creator and mentor of a playwriting course run by Fighting Words in association with the Abbey Theatre. Her acclaimed memoir Hopscotch was published by Doubleday in 2015. She began writing forThe Irish Times in 2004 and currently writes a weekly column for that paper. She was named Columnist of the Year at the 2019 News Brands Ireland Journalism Awards. Her debut novel, The Weight of Love, was published by Penguin Random House this year.

This episode begins with a poem called "Leaves" written for the the festival by Dermot Bolger and is followed by a whistle tune called "Chicago" played by David Power.

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Leaves Festival of Writing & Music 2020: ‘Leaves on Air’

Funded by the Arts Office, Laois County Council  

Produced & Presented by Dunamaise Arts Centre

www.leavesfestival.ie | Facebook  | Twitter| Instagram

www.dunamaise.ie|Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Dunamaise Arts Centre gratefully acknowledges funding from Laois County Council and The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon

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