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Echoes 2019

Oct 04 2019 - Oct 06 2019
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Castle Street, Dalkey, Dublin,
T: +353(0)12858366

Festival celebrating the work and life of Maeve Binchy, one of Ireland's most loved and internationally recognised writers. Takes place annually in the beautiful coastal town of Dalkey where Maeve lived and worked.

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that ECHOES will return from the 4 – 6 October 2019. ECHOES proudly celebrates the life and work of Maeve Binchy and Irish writers, and will feature thought provoking talks, walks, debates, interviews and theatrical events.

ECHOES 2019 explores the concept of community in contemporary writing in Ireland and will feature an exciting and diverse line-up of writers. Festival topics will include our collective identity as an island nation, how real life is reflected in modern fiction, and the adventures of Irish writers abroad.

Some of the writers and speakers confirmed for ECHOES 2019 include: Gordon Snell, Chris Binchy, Andrea Carter, Fionn Davenport, Hazel Gaynor, Carlo Gebler, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Ibrahim Halawa, Róisín Ingle, Madeleine Keane, Cathy Kelly, Mary Pat Kelly, Olivia O’Leary, Lynn Ruane and Jo Spain.

A Maeve Binchy & Irish Writers Guided Walk will also take place on Sunday October 6 at 11:00 from Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre.

More information, programme updates and tickets are available from website