Friday 15 November
Lord Edward pub, First Floor, 23 Christchurch Pl, Wood Quay
Free entry, Booking advised
Based on a new interview series with Books Ireland, Mary McCarthy will chair an informal discussion with playwright Thomas Kilroy, author of: The Death and Resurrection of Mr Roche, Double Cross (a new version, 2018), Ghosts (after Ibsen), My Scandalous Life, The O’Neill, The Seagull (after Chekhov), The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde, The Shape of Metal, Talbot’s Box, Tea and Sex and Shakespeare, Pirandellos (Two Plays: Six Characters in Search of an Author and Henry IV), Christ Deliver Us! (2010), Blake (2015) and Over the Backyard Wall (The Lilliput Press) and Wendy Erskine, author of Sweet Home (The Stinging Fly) on the trials and tribulations of life as a writer in contemporary Ireland.