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International Literature Festival Dublin

The International Literature Festival Dublin (ILFD) is an annual literary festival that takes place in Dublin. The festival was founded in 1998 and has since become one of Ireland’s most important literary events, attracting both Irish and international writers and audiences.

The festival takes place over 10 days in May and features a diverse range of events, including author readings, discussions, debates, book launches, and workshops. The festival also incorporates music, theatre, and film into its programming, creating a multidisciplinary celebration of literature and the arts.

Over the years, the festival has welcomed a wide variety of acclaimed writers and cultural figures, including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Colm Toibin, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and many others.

A team of dedicated volunteers organizes the ILFD, and several sponsors and partners support it. The festival is committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity in its programming and strives to make literature accessible to all community members.

Overall, the International Literature Festival Dublin is a vibrant celebration of literature and the arts, bringing together writers, readers, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world.

International Literature Festival Dublin 2023

May 19 – 28
Location: Merrion Square Park

More information: https://ilfdublin.com/

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May 19 - 28 2023
Merrion Square Park


Merrion Square Park

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