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September 2017

William Trevor – 21 Sept

September 21 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Embassy of Ireland, 17 Grosvenor Pl, London
London, SW1X 7HR
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Limited places are available for this event so applications for tickets are accepted only from members by 21 August, a lottery will be held for tickets and successful applicants informed by 11 September, one ticket per member application only. Applications should be sent to the Honorary Secretary via the form below:

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November 2017
£8

Eimear McBride – 27 Nov

November 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bloomsbury Hotel, The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3NN United Kingdom
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Eimear McBride joins the Irish Literary Society to discuss and read from her work. Described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘a writer of remarkable power and originality,’ McBride's debut A Girl is a Half-formed Thing received the inaugural Goldsmiths Prize, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year. Her short stories have appeared in Dubliners 100, The Long Gaze Back and have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She writes and reviews…

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January 2018
£8

Roddy Doyle – 29 Jan

29th January 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bloomsbury Hotel, The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3NN United Kingdom
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One of Ireland's best-loved writers makes his first appearance at the Irish Literary Society. Doyle joins us in conversation on his books, films, educational work and his forthcoming novel, Smile. It tells the captivating story of Victor Forde, for whom a chance meeting in a pub conjures up long-buried childhood memories – and it’s a book about how we all struggle to accommodate our past selves. There is not a writer currently working…

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