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Kate O’Riordan: Smother

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Sunday 11 July 2021

8:00 pm



On Sunday evenings earlier this year we were all glued to the TV for the latest episode of Smother, a new TV drama by Kate O'Riordan. Kate discussed her writing and the success of Smother with fellow crime writer Liz Nugent in a special event filmed in Bantry House in June for West Cork Literary Festival.
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Kate O’Riordan
Picture Darragh Kane ©Darragh Kane

This event is available to rewatch on our West Cork Literary Festival youtube channel. Click here to watch

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