9 Things You Should Come To…

The month rolls on, events get closer and there are a few new bits announced…

Thursday October 13th – Walk In My Shoes Radio:


For one night only, 5-7pm, I’m on their annual pop-up radio station dedicated to promoting positive mental health.

Saturday October 15th – Irish Writers Centre (daytime):



As they say on the site, this is a full day event. “During this highly practical, one-day series of talks Lia Mills (author of Another Alice, Nothing Simple, Fallen), Bert Wright (curator of Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival), and Peter O’Connell (publicist at Peter O’Connell Media) will discuss their own experiences with publicity and offer advice on gaining recognition in the industry. The day will finish with a media panel led by Martin Doyle (Assistant Literary Editor, The Irish Times), who will chat with Rick O’Shea (Rick O’Shea Book Club) and others as they discuss strategies and best practice for approaching and working with the media.”

Propel: An Expert’s Guide to Promoting your Book 

Saturday October 15th – Kildare Readers Festival (evening):


I’ll be talking with two of Ireland’s most talented contemporary authors Sara Baume and Joanna Walsh.


Tuesday October 18th – Galway Science & Technology Festival:


Details to follow…


Saturday October 22nd – Institut Cervantes ISLA Festival:


I’ll be moderating the closing event – four guests on topics such as borders between science and communication, the multicultural aspect of language as a means to create and erase those borders and the advantages given by cultural fusion to reach knowledge.

The contributors to this untraditional round-table discussion are science expert and communicators José Cervera (Spain) and Sarah-Louise Ball (Ireland), professor Carmen Sanjulián (Spain) and author and journalist Paula Varsavsky (Argentina).

Details HERE.

Wednesday October 26th – Down Below The Reservoir launch:


I’m launching Ireland’s first ever horror fiction webcast 🙂

You *have* to check this out – https://www.facebook.com/events/1851890705045148/

Thursday November 3rd – Fit Out Awards 2016:


Hosting this – all the details are here: http://fitoutawards.ie/

Wednesday November 9th – Realex Payments eCommerce Awards 2016:


The first time for this one, I’m hosting in the RDS Dublin, and nominations are closed…

More HERE.

Saturday November 12th – Dublin Book Festival:


I’ll be moderating a reading and discussion with contributors (including Colin Barrett, Tara Flynn, Joseph O’Connor and Mary O’Donnell) of Looking At The Stars, a limited edition anthology of Irish writing edited by Kerrie O’ Brien which aims to raise €15,000 for the Rough Sleepers Team of the Dublin Simon Community.

Tickets are free but booking is required HERE.



And more to come in November…