Book Club Event 16th April

by Orlagh on April 12, 2016




Grandpa The Sniper – Frank Shouldice

March 21, 2016

Frank Shouldice will be here on April 7th at 6.30pm talking about his Grandfather who was a sniper during The Rising. This is a free event and all welcome.


Happy New Year

December 31, 2015
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Award Winning Author Kevin Barry

November 26, 2015
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An evening with Kevin Barry, in conversation with, Olivia Smith and Selina Guinness Awarding winning author and local resident Kevin Barry will be reading in The Dock on Wednesday December 9th. Kevin has just published Beatlebone, which charts John Lennon’s imagined journey to the Island he owned off the Mayo coast.  He is also the co-editor, along with […]


Book Signing

November 5, 2015
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John O’Mahony, former Leitrim manager and guider of the 1994 Leitrim team to their first Connacht title in 67years, will be signing copies of his book, Keeping the Faith, here on Saturday November 14th at 2pm.


Book Club September

September 21, 2015
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All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr For Marie-Laure, blind since the age of six, the world is full of mazes.  The miniature of a Paris neighbourhood, made by her father to teach her the way home.  The microscopic layers within the invaluable diamond that her father guards in the Museum of Natural […]


Culture Night 18th September

September 15, 2015
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The Reading Room goes to The Dock! We are delighted to welcome Carrie Crowley for Culture Night.  We will be screening and talking about the short film, Waterway, she wrote, directed and filmed in Leitrim. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. Friday 18th September from 6.30pm.


23rd July – Save the Date

June 25, 2015
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Belinda McKeon will be here reading from her new novel Tender. Times and details to be announced.


Review of Away

June 23, 2015
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Fluffy. Haphazard. Random. Set in 1940’s America it is the story of an unusual family or so the author wants us to believe.   There was no cohesion or substance, scenes were set up and characters introduced but the story or the people where never developed fully or indeed really at all.  The writing style […]


Book Club – August

June 23, 2015
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Burial Rites – Hannah Kent Northern Iceland, 1829. A woman condemned to death for murdering her lover. A family forced to take her in.A priest tasked with absolving her. But all is not as it seems, and time is running out: winter is coming, and with it the execution date. Only she can know the […]