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Dublin Book Festival 2012

November 15, 2012 | by jamie
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PRESS RELEASE The Dublin Book Festival begins today, Tuesday 13th November, in Dublin with travel writer Dervla Murphy in an event titled Inspiring Lives, Inspiring Stories. The festival runs throughout the week until Sunday 18th November and will include a huge variety

Leaves Festival (Laois) Reading 9th November

October 4, 2012 | by jamie
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PRESS RELEASE  Laois County Council Arts Office presents Leaves Literary Festival 2012, Celebrating the  Literary Arts in Laois  from 9th/10th  November.   The Leaves Festival promises wonderful opportunities to listen to the best of writing, established and emerging fromIreland.  The programme includes

Cork International Short Story Festival 2012

September 1, 2012 | by jamie
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On Thursday 20th September, as part of the Cork International Short Story Festival, O’Connell will be introducing a number of writers: Nuala Ní Chonchúir, author of Mother America; W.D. Wilson, author of Once You Break a Knuckle; Witi Ihimaera, author of Ask

Cork Pride Festival 2012 Reading

July 31, 2012 | by jamie
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Bradshaw Books – Tigh Filí is delighted that Cork writer Jamie O’Connell is to read at Cork Gay Pride Festival 2012. His collection Some Sort of Beauty deals directly with issues of sexuality, making it a perfect match for this year’s festivities.

Bantry Reading (West Cork Literary Festival)

July 21, 2012 | by jamie
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Photographs: Hodges Figgis Launch

July 21, 2012 | by jamie
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Dublin Launch of debut short story collection Some Sort of Beauty by Jamie O’Connell 6.30pm, 05 July, Hodges Figgis, 56-58 Dawson St, Dublin 2 (extract below from http://womenrulewriter.blogspot.ie/2012/07/some-sort-of-beauty-launch.html written by Nuala Ni Chonchuir) Young Irish writer Jamie O’Connell launched his début short story collection