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Billy O’Callaghan



Historical Fiction

Irish Writing


Billy O’Callaghan is the author of the critically acclaimed novel My Coney Island Baby, which has been translated into eight languages. His story ‘The Boatman’ was shortlisted for the Costa Short Story Award. He lives in Douglas village on the edge of Cork City. His latest novel Life Sentences was published by Jonathan Cape in January 2021.

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Billy O'Callaghan: Life Sentences

Rewatch on our youtube channel
Date 24 February 2021
Time 7:00 pm
Location Zoom
Admission €5
Tuesday 20 July 2021

Departures Volume III: Co. Cork with Billy O'Callaghan, Jack O'Rourke and Alice Taylor

Rewatch on Dublin Book Festival youtube channel
Date 20 July 2021
Time 6:30 pm
Location Online
Admission Free

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