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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# one city one book

Last year
# Competition
WIN: One of three literary goody bags from One Dublin One Book
We have three to give away – they contain books, a notebook and tickets to the Museum of Literature Ireland.
All time
# echoland
A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book
Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.
# book extract
"Sackville Street was a scene of wreckage. The air still smelled of fire"
Read an extract from the book here. We also have 10 copies of the book to give away.
# one city one book
Roddy Doyle's latest project was launched in the most fitting way
His Barrytown Trilogy will be part of a book initiative in Dublin next month.
# imelda quirke's arse
7 wonderful gifts Roddy Doyle has given the world
His Barrytown Trilogy has so much to offer.
# the rabbittes
Here's why we'll all be reading (and watching) The Commitments next year
And The Snapper, and The Van…
# From the Archives
Pics: Black and white archive photos of Dublin, as seen in Strumpet City
Dublin City Public Libraries has taken old photographs of Dublin and juxtaposed them with quotes from James Plunkett’s seminal novel about the 1913 Lockout. Take a look…