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Event: Ten Books You Should Read with Catriona Crowe and Manchán Magan
Date: Saturday, 14th October
Time: 10.30am
Venue: Riverbank Arts Centre

Catriona Crowe and Manchán Magan will each discuss five of their favourite books and why they think you should read them!

Catriona Crowe is former Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland. She is an Editor of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, which published its tenth volume, covering the period 1951 – 57, in 2016. She is editor of Dublin 1911, published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2011. She is Chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute, Honorary President of the Irish Labour History Society, and a former President of the Women’s History Association.  She has worked with ANU Productions on its award-winning piece, Pals: The Irish at Gallipoli in 2015, and on Sunder, On Corporation St., and These Rooms in 2016.

She contributes regularly to the broadcast and print media on cultural and historical matters and has been granted honorary doctorates by Maynooth University, Limerick University and University College, Dublin. She is a member of the Royal Irish Academy.


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