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Upcoming Events at Red Books

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Spring Events Friday 20th January (7.30pm) – Wexford Documentary Film Series Thursday 26th January (7pm) – The Dangerous Book Club #1 – “Cosmopolis” by Don Delillo Saturday 28th January (7pm) – “When I grow up I want to be” Alanna Hammel Book Launch Thursday 2nd February (7.30pm) – Brigid’s Fire – Music, Poetry & Customs Thursday 9th February (7pm) – Write Club Friday 17th February (8pm) – OUTSPOKEN Thursday 23rd February (7pm) – The Dangerous Book Club #2 – Book TBA

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Upcoming Events at Red Books

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Upcoming events at Red Books   Friday 18th November:   OUTSPOKEN   (Monthly spoken-word open-mic hosted by Alanna Hammel and Deirdre McGarry.  This month's special guest poet is Margaret Galvin) Thursday 24th November:   WRITE CLUB   (Our Writers Group returns after a break over the Opera Festival.  New writers welcome.  Three euro fee to cover refreshments.) Friday 2nd December:   BOOK LAUNCH   (Pheme Glass will launch the third installment of the Blossom or the Bole series.) Thursday 8th December:   WRITE CLUB    (Meeting of our Writers Group.  New writers welcome.  Three euro fee to cover refreshments.) Friday 9th December:   WEXMAS   (A celebration of local writing...

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Live Literature events kick off at Red Books

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A string of fringe events will take place at Wexford independent bookstore Red Books during the Wexford Opera Festival. Owner Wally O’ Neill said that the events would be ‘live literature’, an attempt to bring books alive and put their merit at the centre of artistic expression. “We are lucky to have twelve live events coming up in the bookstore over the festival,” Wally said. “These events are provided by the artistic community that has evolved around Red Books, including writers, poets, historians, film-makers and musicians. We’re going to increase our opening hours again to facilitate these events so we’ll...

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Twice the size – twice the books!

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Two hundred people attended the opening of a extension to a Red Books in Wexford's St Peter’s Square last Tuesday evening. Veteran bookseller Anton O’ Broin cut the ribbon on the new building, stating that readers and bookshops were alive and well in Wexford. “Our extension doubles the size of Red Books and increases our stock to a quarter of a million books,” Wally O’ Neill, the owner of Red Books, said. “It also affords us much needed space for book launches, writer groups and the many other events that happen around bookstores like ours.” Red Books began life in...

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