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Dublin Book Festival 14-17 Nov 2013

November 9, 2013 | by jamie
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Dublin Book Festival launches on 14th November with playwright Frank McGuinness in conversation with Sean Rocks from RTE Radio 1 Arena. The Dublin Book Festival is one of Ireland’s most successful and vibrant book festivals, running since June 2005. The annual public Festival showcases, supports and develops Irish Publishing by programming, publicising and selling Irish […]

Interview on Reading Lives

May 2, 2013 | by jamie
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(Interview published on http://rereadinglives.blogspot.ie/2013/04/jamie-oconnell-question-and-answer.html on 27 April 2013. Interview by Mel U) As this is irish Short Story Month year III, please tell us who some short story writers you find yourself often returning to are? Do you have anything like a favorite short story? Who are some contemporary short story writers you admire? The […]

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 the Posts of the House; Lysley Tenorio, author of Monstress. All four authors […]

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. The reading is at 12pm (noon) in The Other Place on Saturday 4 […]

Meeting President Higgins (Aras an Uachtarain)

May 15, 2012 | by jamie
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Jamie O’Connell, along with a delegation of young writers from Bradshaw Books – Tigh Filí traveled to Aras an Uachtarain on 10 May 2012, meeting with the president and presenting him with a copy of Some Sort of Beauty.

Berkeley launch of the Cork Literary Review

November 30, 2011 | by jamie
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On the 8 November Jamie O’Connell read work as part of the Bradshaw Books presentation of the Cork Literary Review Volume XIV. The Review, launched by Berkeley poet Owen Hill toured five US cities in the month of November.