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Past Readings and Events

2024

May 27: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Festival

May 25: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bath Literature Festival (with Donal Ryan)

May 24: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Book World Prague

May 23: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Book World Prague (with Marto Kelbl)

May 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Guernsey Literary Festival

May 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Stratford Literary Festival, England

Apr 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Ealing Literary Festival, London, England

Apr 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ INK Festival, Halesworth, England

Feb 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Jaipur Literary Festival, India

Jan 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Kolkata Junior Literary Meet, India

Jan 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Kolkata Literary Meet (with Sebastian Faulks), India

Jan 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mahadevi Birla World Academy, Kolkata, India

Jan 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Kolkata Literary Meet, India

2023

Dec 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Gifted Fair, RDS, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 19: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Derby Book Festival, England (with Anne Griffin)

Nov 11: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Books Festival, Ireland (with William Wall)

Nov 5: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Tring Book Festival, England

Nov 4: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Southwold Literary Festival, England

Nov 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s, Cambridge, England

Nov 2: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Kibworth Cricket Club, Leicester, England

Oct 7: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Irish-Fribourg Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland

Sep 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Gandhi Bookshop, Mexico City, Mexico

Sep 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Hay Festival, Querรฉtaro, Mexico

Jun 27: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Drumshanbo Written Word, Leitrim, Ireland

Jun 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hinterland Festival, Kells, Ireland

Jun 10-11: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Madrid Book Fair, Spain

Mar 26: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Oxford Literary Festival (with John Banville & Neil Jordan), England

Mar 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Adelaide Writers Week, Australia

Mar 7: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Adelaide Writers Week (with Louise Kennedy), Australia

Mar 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Adelaide Writers Week (with Esther Freud and Louise Kennedy), Australia

Feb 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Avid Reader, Brisbane (with Luke Rutledge), Australia

Feb 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Brisbane Square Library, Australia

Feb 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ South Yarra Library, Melbourne, Australia

2022

Dec 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kildare Place School, Dublin

Dec 2: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Oudenaarde, Belgium

Dec 1: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Book Passage, Books & Books (with Zosia Mamet) (virtual)

Nov 29: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Wellesley Books / Joseph Beth Books (virtual)

Nov 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta Book Festival, Malta

Nov 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Geistesblรผten, Berlin, Germany

Nov 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Kirche Ottensen, Hamburg, Germany

Nov 7: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Guiding Voices, Rotterdam, Holland

Nov 6: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Boektopia, Kortrijk, Belgium

Oct 21: ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด National Theatre, Iasi, Romania

Sep 28: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Topping’s Books, Bath, England

Sep 27: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s, Yeovil, England

Sep 24: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Wigtown Books Festival, Scotland

Sep 23: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bookends, Carlisle, England

Sep 21: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Chorleywood Golf Club, London, England

Aug 29: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Beste Boeken Live, Utrecht, Holland

Jun 26: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Saint-Maur en Poche, Paris, France

Jun 25: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Chapelle de Carmรฉlites, Toulouse, France

Jun 26: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Tire Lire Bookshop, Toulouse, France

Jun 24: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Nuit Blanche des Livres, Paris, France

Jun 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dalkey Book Festival, Ireland (with Yassmin Abdel-Magied & Simon Kuper)

Jun 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Listowel Writers Week, Ireland

Jun 3: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Listowel Writers Week, Ireland (with Clare O’Dea and Sophie Grenham)

Apr 8-10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Franco-Irish Literary Festival, Dublin, Ireland

Mar 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช St Olaf’s School, Balally, Dublin, Ireland

2021

Dec 1: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Embassy of Ireland, Mexico City

Nov 27-29: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Guadalajara International Book Fair, Mexico

Nov 6: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด SILK Festival, Skudenshaven, Norway

Nov 5: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Karmรธy Kino, Kopervik, Norway

Nov 4: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Edda Kino, Haugesund, Norway

Oct 27: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Festival of Authors, Santiago, Chile (virtual)

Sep 18: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Madrid Book Fair, Spain

Sep 18: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Hay Festival Segovia, Spain

Sep 5: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Anna Enquist)

Sep 4: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Arnon Grรผnberg)

Aug 21: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Borris Festival, Ireland (with Rob Doyle)

Aug 5: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Tring Literary Festival, England

Jun 20: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Carlow MFA Programme (virtual)

Apr 17: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ รzmir Youth Literary Day, Turkey (virtual)

Mar 24: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Cork County Council (virtual)

2020

Sep 26: ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Henley Literary Festival (virtual) (with David Mitchell)

Mar 1-4: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Adelaide Writers’ Week, Australia

2019

Oct 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kildare Readers Festival, Ireland (with Dermot Bolger)

Oct 11-12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ North Cornwall Book Festival, England

Oct 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dromineer Literary Festival, Ireland (with Anne Griffin & Rick O’Shea)

Sep 28: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Bray Literary Festival, Ireland (with Jess Kidd)

Sep 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Culture Night, Dept of Culture, Dublin, Ireland (with Mary Costello & Sarah Davis-Goff)

Aug 16: ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sopot by the Book, Poland

Aug 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Jul 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festival, Ireland (with Patrick Gale)

Jun 29: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hinterland Festival, Kells, Ireland

Jun 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Belfast Book Festival, Ireland

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Belfast Book Festival, Ireland (with Roddy Doyle, Louise Doughty and Paul McVeigh)

Jun 1: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Writers Week, Listowel, Ireland (with Jan Carson)

Jun 1: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Community Centre, Listowel, Ireland

May 31: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Writers Week, Listowel, Ireland (with Sarah Davis-Goff & Anne Griffin)

May 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales

May 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช International Literature Festival, Dublin, Ireland

May 18: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland Writers Festival, New Zealand

May 17: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland Writers Festival, New Zealand (with Andrew Sean Greer, Anne Kennedy & Carla Guelfenbein)

May 16: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland Writers Festival Gala Event, New Zealand

May 14: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ National Library of New Zealand, Wellington

May 13: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ The Piano, Christchurch, New Zealand

May 11: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Otago Boys’ High School, Dunedin, New Zealand

May 10: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Toitลซ Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand

May 10: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Otago Girls’ High School, Dunedin, New Zealand

Apr 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cork Central Library, Ireland

Apr 17: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s, Piccadilly, London, England

Apr 8: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Dekker v.d. Vegt, Nijmegen, Holland

Apr 8: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Euretco, Hoevelaken, Holland

Apr 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Franco-Irish Festival, Dublin, Ireland

Mar 31: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Oxford Literary Festival, England

Mar 29: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountain to Sea Festival, Dublin, Ireland (with Kate Mosse, Hannah Beckerman)

Mar 13: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ UEA Literary Festival, Norwich, England

Feb 21: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s Piccadilly, England (with Tana French)

Jan 21: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Town Library, Buxtehuder, Germany

2018

Nov 21: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hodges Figgis, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Books Festival, Ireland (with David Park)

Nov 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Peacock Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (with Louise O’Neill & Emilie Pine)

Nov 1: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hodges Figgis, Dublin, Ireland (with Paul Howard & Cormac Kinsella)

Oct 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Thornton Hall Hotel, Liverpool, England (with Markus Zusak)

Oct 28: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Imagine Arts Festival, Waterford, Ireland (with Cecelia Ahern & Rick O’Shea)

Oct 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Birmingham Literature Festival, England (with Kit de Waal)

Oct 13: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Pontio Centre, Bangor, Wales

Oct 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช DLR Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 25: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Wigtown Books Festival, Scotland

Sep 23: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Appledore Literary Festival, England

Sep 21: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival, England

Sep 16: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Bibliothรจque Ideales Festival, Strasbourg, France (with Jon Kalman Stefansson)

Sep 15: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Besanรงon Festival, France

Sep 13: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท L’ร‰cume des Pages, Paris, France

Sep 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Seamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy, Ireland

Aug 25: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Aug 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nantucket Book Festival, USA

May 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Words Ireland, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland

May 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Polari Festival, Bellobar, Dublin, Ireland

May 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช International Literary Festival, Dublin, Ireland (with John Banville & Claire Kilroy)

Apr 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Eigse Michael Hartnett, Limerick, Ireland (with Edward O’Grady)

Mar 16: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช LittFest, Umea, Sweden

Mar 15: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Akademibokhandeln Bookshop, Stockholm, Sweden

Feb 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ICA Meeting, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland

Jan 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Lit For Life Festival, Chennai, India (with Paro Anand, Vidya Mani & Anushka Ravishankar)

Jan 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Lit For Life Festival, Chennai, India

Jan 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Lit For Life Festival, Chennai, India (with Sebastian Faulks)

2017

Nov 1: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN, USA

Oct 31: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Georgia Centre for the Book, Atlanta, GA, USA

Oct 30: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kramer Books, Washington, DC, USA

Oct 29: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Quail Ridge Bookstore, Raleigh, NC, USA

Oct 28: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, VT, USA

Oct 27: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Toronto IFOA, Canada (with Vincent Lam, Frances Itani, Terri Fallis)

Oct 26: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Toronto IFOA, Canada (with Emma Donoghue)

Oct 25: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Toronto IFOA, Canada (with John Irving)

Oct 22: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Vancouver Writers Festival, Canada (with Nathan Englander, Claire Cameron, Karen Connolly, Merilyn Simonds, Deborah Willis)

Oct 21: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Vancouver Writers Festival, Canada (with Wayne Johnston & Camille Bordas)

Oct 20: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Vancouver Writers Festival, Canada (with Sarah Dunant, Camille Bordas, Sylvain Prudhomme, Grace O’Connell & Omar El Akkad)

Oct 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Wells Festival of Literature, England

Oct 1: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Marlborough Literature Festival, England

Sep 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Jersey Festival of Words, England

Sep 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช CBI Conference Dublin, Ireland (with Cecelia Ahern & Shane Hegarty)

Sep 2: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Emanuel Bergman)

Sep 1: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Donal Ryan)

Aug 13: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Aug 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Farmleigh House, Dublin, Ireland (with Nuala O’Connor & Mia Gallagher)

Aug 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Open House Festival, Bangor, Ireland

Jul 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช John Hewitt Summer School, Armagh, Ireland

Jul 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festival, Ireland (with Sarah Moss)

Jul 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bradford Literature Festival, England

Jul 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ National Media Museum, Bradford, England

Jun 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dalkey Book Festival, Ireland (with Maggie O’Farrell & Joshua Jelly-Schapiro)

Jun 11: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Borris Festival, Offaly, Ireland (with Edmund White & Eileen Battersby)

Jun 4: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales

May 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช International Literary Festival, Dublin, Ireland (with Mary Dorcey, Claire Hennessy & Denis Keogh)

May 13: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Knรญhkupectvo Martinus Bookshop, Bratislava, Slovakia

May 12: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Prague Book Festival, Czech Republic

Apr 27: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cuirt Festival, Galway, Ireland (with Kit deWaal)

Apr 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Castle, Ireland

Mar 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountains To Sea Festival, Dun Laoire, Ireland (with Chris Cleave)

Mar 19: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Aye Write Festival, Glasgow, Scotland

Mar 9: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Brussels Book Fair, Belgium

Mar 8: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ The Barbican, London, England

Mar 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Sound Cloud, Dublin, Ireland (with Little Green Cars)

Mar 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ennis Book Club Festival, Ireland

Feb 21: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Crow Bookseller, London, England (with Sara Baume)

Feb 16: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Irish Institute, Liverpool, England

Feb 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s, York, England

Feb 13: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Heffers Bookshop, Cambridge, England

2016

Oct 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cheltenham Literature Festival, England (with Joseph Knox, Rachel Rhys & Belinda Bauer)

Sep 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cork International Short Story Festival, Ireland(with Sean O’Brien)

Sep 3: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Rosie Thomas, Petina Gappah & Anne Korkeakivi)

Sep 2: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ La Cote International, Aubonne, Switzerland

Sep 2: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland

Sep 1: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Gems Academy, Etoy, Switzerland

Aug 27: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland (with Simon Mayo)

Jun 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Mare di Libri Festival, Rimini, Italy

Jun 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Howth Literary Festival, Ireland (with Hilary Fannin & Sean Moncrieff)

May 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney Writers Festival, Australia (with Chris Bowen)

May 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney Writers Festival, Australia (with Leah Kaminsky & Nir Baram)

May 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Sydney Writers Festival, Australia (with Paul Muldoon & Paul Murray)

May 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Concourse Theatre, Chatswood, Sydney, Australia

May 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Riverside Theatre, Parramatta, Sydney, Australia

May 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney, Australia

May 14: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland Writers Festival, New Zealand

May 13: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland Writers Festival, New Zealand (with Paul Muldoon & Noelle McCarthy)

May 12: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Apr 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ FCBG Conference, University of Wolverhampton, England

Feb 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Pavilion Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (with John Irving)

2015

Dec 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Writers Abroad Conference, Butlers Townhouse, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 28: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstone’s Piccadilly, England (with SJ Naure & Kirsty Logan)

Nov 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช University College Dublin, Ireland

Nov 13: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Taddle Creek School, Toronto, Canada

Nov 1: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Antwerp Book Fair, Belgium

Oct 30: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Theoreia Bookshop, Kortrijk, Belgium

Oct 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Deptcon1, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Ireland (with Sheila Oโ€™Flanagan)

Oct 16: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Shenley Brook End School, Milton Keynes, England

Oct 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s Piccadilly, England

Oct 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, London, England

Oct 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Shrewsbury House School, Surbiton, England

Oct 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Canterbury University, England

Oct 2: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bath Childrenโ€™s Literature Festival, England (with Andy Mulligan)

Oct 2: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Selwood Academy, Frome, England

Sep 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Pordenolegge Literary Festival, Italy

Sep 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Literaturhaus Cologne, Germany. The Gustav Heinemann Peace Prize

Aug 24: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Jul 28: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Pembroke College, Cambridge, England

Jul 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festiva, Irelandl (with Paul Murray)

Jun 6: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Van Piere, Eindhoven, Holland

Jun 6: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Dominicanen, Maastricht, Holland

Jun 5: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Den Boer, Baarn, Holland

Jun 5: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Bouwann, De Bilt, Holland

Jun 4: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Riemer, Groningen, Holland

Jun 4: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Binnert Overdiep, Heerenveen, Holland

Jun 3: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Van Der Meer, Noordvijk, Holland

Jun 3: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Jaspers, Badhoverdorp, Holland

May 27: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales

May 26: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales (with Daniel Hahn & Jenny Valentine)

May 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Kingsmead Book Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa

May 21: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Love Books, Johannesburg, South Africa

May 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Church Hall, Franschhoek, South Africa (with Mandla Langa & Eshkol Nevo)

May 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Church Hall, Franschhoek, South Africa (with Sarah Waters & Damon Galgut)

May 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Allora Restaurant, Franschhoek, South Africa

May 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Congregational Church, Franschhoek, South Africa

May 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ New School Hall, Franschhoek, South Africa (with Chris Bradford)

May 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Bridge Hill School, Franschhoek, South Africa

Apr 13: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Mar 11: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ The Dora Keogh, Toronto, Canada (with Linden MacIntyre)

Mar 9: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Harvard Bookstore, Boston, USA (with David Vann)

Mar 7: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tattered Cover, Denver, Colorado, USA

Mar 6: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Book Passage, Corte Madera, California, USA

Mar 5: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Rakestraw Books, Danville, California, USA

Mar 4: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Books Inc, The Castro, San Francisco, USA

Mar 2: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ University Bookstore, Seattle, USA

Mar 2: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Womenโ€™s University Club, Seattle, USA

Feb 26: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ St Louis Public Library, Missouri, USA

Feb 25: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Joseph-Beth Books, Cincinnati, USA

Feb 24: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Villanova University, Philadelphia, USA

Feb 23: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ McNally Jackson, New York, USA (with Colm Toibin)

Feb 22: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Politics & Prose, Washington DC, USA

Feb 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Imperial War Museum, London, England

2014

Nov 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cambridge Winter Festival, England (with Donal Ryan)

Nov 18: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Jarroldโ€™s Bookshop, Norwich, England

Nov 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช National Gallery of Ireland (with Alex Barclay, Kevin Barry & Donal Ryan)

Nov 4: ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Nov 3: ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ United World College, Hong Kong

Oct 25: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ International Festival of Authors, Toronto, Canada (with Tim Winton, Matthew Thomas & Peter Robinson)

Oct 24: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Station on the Green, Creemore, Ontario, Canada (with Nick Cutter & Lois Leveen)

Oct 24: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Royal St Georgeโ€™s College, Toronto, Canada

Oct 24: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Armadale Public School, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Oct 18: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Guildford Literary Festival, England

Oct 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cheltenham Literary Festival, England (with Michael Foreman)

Oct 10: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cheltenham Literary Festival, England (with Donal Ryan & Audrey McGee)

Sep 29: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Oundle Literary Festival, England (with Linda Newbery)

Sep 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountains To Sea Festival, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland (with David Mitchell)

Sep 7: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Manuscripta Festival, Utrecht, Holland

Sep 6: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Stevens, Hoofdoorp, Holland

Sep 6: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Boekhandel Wagner, Sassenheim, Holland

Aug 20-21: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Jul 31: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland (with Belinda McKeon and Oona Frawley)

Jul 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Literary Death Match, Foyleโ€™s, London, England (with Nick Harkaway, Carys Bray & Anthony Anaxagorou)

Jul 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Forest Hill School, Dulwich, England

Jul 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Oakfield Prep School, Dulwich, England

Jul 2: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Peterborough Central Library, England

Jul 1: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s Deansgate, England

Jun 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Ireland (with Evelyn Conlon & Thomas Morris)

May 29-30: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Listowel Writers Week, Ireland

May 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Turin International Book Fair, Italy

May 7: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Ipsia Birago School, Turin, Italy

May 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Piazza Cavalli, Piacenza, Italy

Apr 30: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Center, Dublin, Ireland

Apr 13: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Diego Public Library, San Diego, CA, USA

Apr 12: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Los Angeles Times Books Festival, USA

Apr 11: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Powells Books, Portland, OR, USA

Apr 10: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Blue Willow Books, Houston, TX, USA

Apr 9: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Texas Library Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA

Apr 8: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tenley Library, Washington DC, USA

Apr 7: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Hooray 4 Books, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Apr 7: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Capital City Public School, Washington DC, USA

Apr 6: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Jones Library, Amherst, MA, USA

Apr 5: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ McNally Jackson Books, Prince Street, New York, USA

Mar 4-8: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai

Feb 11: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Trinity College Dublin Literary Society, Ireland

Feb 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช St Louis School, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland

Feb 1: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Cartagena University, Colombia

Jan 31: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Teatro Adolfo Mejia, Hay Festival, Cartagena, Colombia

2013

Nov 8-9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cashel Arts Festival, Ireland

Nov 5: ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Cafe U Dvoristu, Zagreb, Croatia

Oct 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ UEA Literary Festival, Norwich, England (with Andrew Miller)

Oct 26: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Bram Stoker Festival, Dublin, Ireland (with Diane Setterfield)

Oct 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช UCD Literary Society, Dublin, Ireland

Oct 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Spanish Latin American Literary Festival, Dublin, Ireland (with John Banville)

Oct 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ The Abbey School, Reading, England

Oct 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Charters School, Berkshire, England

Oct 10: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Hexham Books Festival, England

Oct 9: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Wimbledon Books Festival, London, England

Oct 8: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Stourport High School, Worcestshire, England

Oct 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ St Paulโ€™s School, Lonsdale Road, London, England

Oct 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Jubilee School, Tulse Hill, London, England

Oct 1: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 28: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bath Literature Festival, England

Sep 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Harbourfront Festival, Hamburg, Germany

Sep 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Berlin International Literature Festival, Germany

Sep 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช The English Theatre, Frankfurt, Germany

Sep 7: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Livres sur les Quai Festival, Morges, Switzerland (with Victoria Hislop & Tom Rob Smith)

Aug 31: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Electric Picnic, Ireland (with Mike McCormack)

Aug 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland (with Kevin Maher)

Jul 12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Way With Words Festival, Dartington Hall, Totnes, England

Jun 30: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hay Festival Kells, Ireland

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dalkey Book Festival, Ireland (with Donal Ryan & Carlo Gebler)

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dalkey Book Festival, Ireland (with Oisin McGann)

Jun 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Belfast Books Festival, Ireland

May 31: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Festival, Wales

May 23-24: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Ljubljana, Slovenia

May 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช CBI Conference, Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin, Ireland

May 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cavalry & Guards Club, London, England

May 13: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Davidโ€™s Books, Letchworth, England

May 10: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cambridge Union, England

May 10: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Lincoln Inspired Festival, England

May 9: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s Doncaster, England

May 8: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s Nottingham, England

May 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Liverpool Town Hall, England

May 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ RBS, Edinburgh, Scotland

Apr 25: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ St Louis Jewish Book Festival, MO, USA

Apr 24: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Parnassus Books, Nashville TN, USA

Apr 23: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Politics & Prose, Washington DC, USA

Apr 22: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Aaronโ€™s Books, Calvary Church, Lititz, PA, USA

Apr 20: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Warren-Newport Library, Chicago, IL, USA

Apr 19: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Andersonโ€™s Bookshop, Naperville, IL, USA

Mar 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Bologna Book Fair, Italy

2012

Dec 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arts Club, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 28: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ UEA, Norwich, England (with David Lodge, Margaret Drabble and Giles Foden)

Nov 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Books Festival, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 12-13: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Madrid, Spain

Oct 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s Guildford, England

Oct 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Powerscourt House, Dublin, Ireland (with Colum McCann, Paul Murray and Barry Sonenfeld)

Oct 9-14: ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Hong Kong International Writers Festival

Sep 28-29: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Gothenburg Book Fair, Sweden

Sep 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Cairns Tropical Writers Festival, Australia

Sep 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Mossman, Northern Queensland, Australia

Sep 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Mareeba, Northern Queensland, Australia

Sep 4-9: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Brisbane Writers Festival, Australia

Sep 3: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Whitireia Theatre, Wellington, New Zealand

Aug 30 – Sep 2: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Christchurch Writers Festival, New Zealand

Aug 25-29: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Melbourne Writers Festival, Australia

Aug 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ The Midnight Shift, Sydney, Australia

Aug 13: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland

Aug 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland

Jul 12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s, Covent Garden, London, England

Jul 4: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Tales on Moon Lane, Herne Hill, London, England

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Jun 11-12: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช International Festival of Childrenโ€™s Literature, Cologne, Germany

Jun 5: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Book Expo, Javits Centre, New York, USA

May 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ In conversation with John Irving, Reid Concert Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland

May 29: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ In conversation with John Irving, Shaw Theatre, London, England

May 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Gutter Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland

Apr 19: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Vancouver International Writers Festival (with Owen Laukkanen and Buffy Cram), Canada

Apr 14: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Calgary, Canada

Apr 11: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada, USA

Apr 4: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Washington DC, USA

Apr 3: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Little Town, New York, USA

Mar 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Bookstore Pustet, Freising, Germany

Mar 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Thalia Bookstore, Bonn, Germany

Mar 19-20: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Cologne Literary Festival, Germany

Mar 17: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Leipzig Book Fair, Germany

Feb 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kate Oโ€™Brien Literary Weekend, Limerick, Ireland

Jan 19-21: ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Galle Literary Festival, Sri Lanka

2011

Nov 20: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Arenberg Theatre, Antwerp, Belgium (Crossing Border Festival)

Nov 19: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Royal Theatre, The Hague, Holland (Crossing Border Festival)

Nov 12-14: ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Istanbul Book Fair, Turkey

Oct 28-30: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Helsinki Book Fair, Finland

Oct 27: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Akateeminen Kirjakuppa Bookstore, Helsinki, Finland

Oct 1: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Bath Festival of Childrenโ€™s Literature, England

Sep 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Halesowen, Birmingham, England

Sep 14: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Formby Bookshop, Liverpool, England

Sep 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountains To Sea Festival, Dun Laoire, Ireland (with Claire Kilroy and Chris Binchy)

Sep 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountains To Sea Festival, Dun Laoire, Ireland (with Ed Oโ€™Loughlin)

Sep 3-4: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Manuscripta Book Fair, Amsterdam, Holland

Jul 28: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Market Theatre, Armagh, Ireland

Jul 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Days Bazaar, Mullingar, Ireland

Jul 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festival (with Paul Murray)

Jun 23: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ University of East Anglia, Norwich, England (with Joseph Oโ€™Connor)

Jun 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dalkey Books Festival, Ireland (with Roddy Doyle)

Jun 1: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales

May 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Writers Festival, Ireland (with Paul Harding)

May 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Writers Festival, Ireland (with Roddy Doyle and Anne Enright)

May 20: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Charleston Literary Festival, England (with David Nicholls and Jill Dawson)

May 19: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Peterborough Library, England

May 18: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Birmingham Central Library, England

May 18: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Walsall Library, England

May 17: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Toppingโ€™s Bookshop, Bath, England

May 16: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ The Drill Hall, Chepstow, Wales

May 12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Nottingham Central Library, England

May 12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Chesterfield Central Library, England

May 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Crosby Civic Hall, Liverpool, England

May 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ St John Plessington High School, The Wirral, England

May 10: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Waterstoneโ€™s, Deansgate, England

May 8: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ The Corby Theatre, Northamptonshire, England (with Joe Dunthorne)

May 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast, Ireland

Apr 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Scarborough Literary Festival, England (with Niall Williams)

Mar 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Malahide Library, Dublin, Ireland

Feb 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Shearerโ€™s Bookstore, Sydney, Australia

Jan 7: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Flickerfest, Sydney, Australia

2010

Dec 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Ark, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 27: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช James Joyce Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dubray Bookshop, Wicklow, Ireland

Nov 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ILAC Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 6: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London, England (with Oliver Jeffers)

Oct 30: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Zurich, Switzerland

Oct 29: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Hamburg, Germany

Oct 28: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Munich, Germany

Oct 27: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Cologne, Germany

Oct 26: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Dusseldorf, Germany

Oct 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Leipzig, Germany

Oct 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Gutersloh, Germany

Oct 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Riverbank Theatre, Newbridge, Ireland

Oct 16: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoire, Ireland

Oct 14: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ballyroan Library, Dublin, Ireland

Oct 9: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cheltenham Literary Festival, England

Oct 8: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Cheltenham Literary Festival, England (with Joseph Oโ€™Connor)

Oct 6: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Ipswich County Library, England

Sep 30: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Gutter Bookshop, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Navan Library Readers Day, Ireland

Aug 22-23: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Edinburgh Festival, Scotland

Aug 19: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Aug 16: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Bienal Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil (with Jostein Gaarder)

Aug 15: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Bienal Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Aug 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland (with Andrew Oโ€™Hagan & Colm Toibin)

Aug 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช In conversation with Christos Tsiolkas, Dun Laoire, Dublin, Ireland

Jul 5-6 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festival, Ireland

Jun 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Mare di Libri Festival, Rimini, Italy

Jun 15: ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Irish Embassy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Jun 6: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช In conversation with Yann Martel, Dublin Writers Festival, Ireland

May 17: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Jewish Public Library, Montreal, Canada

May 16: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Books & Brunch, Sheraton Centre Montreal, Canada

May 12: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Harbourfront Festival, Toronto, Canada

May 11: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Aloud Readings, Toronto, Canada

Apr 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช New Ross Library, Wexford, Ireland

Mar 26: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Bolibri Festival, Bologna, Italy

Mar 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Bologna Book Fair, Italy

Mar 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Mar 19: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Sean Dunne Writers Festival, Waterford, Ireland

Mar 4: ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

Feb 4: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ The Wiener Library, London, England

2009

Nov 25-26: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Amsterdam, Holland

Nov 12: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Richmond-Upon-Thames Literary Festival, England

Nov 2-3: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Barcelona, Spain

Oct 23โ€“26: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore Writers Festival, Singapore

Oct 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Birmingham Book Festival, England

Sep 30: ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Tsar Nicholas II Library, Winter Palace, St Petersburg, Russia

Sep 27: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Wigtown Book Festival, Scotland

Sep 24: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Aspects Literary Festival, Bangor, Ireland

Sep 20: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Clifden Arts Week, Galway, Ireland

Sep 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Mountains To Sea Festival, Dun Laoire, Ireland

Sep 7: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ SW11 Literary Festival, Waterstoneโ€™s Clapham, England

Aug 27: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Aug 23-26: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Melbourne Writers Festival, Australia

Aug 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

Aug 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, Australia

Jul 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hughes & Hughes, Wexford, Ireland

Jul 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Waterstoneโ€™s, Cork, Ireland

Jul 21: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dubray Books, Galway, Ireland

Jul 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Deansgrange Library, Dublin, Ireland

Jul 3: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Suffolk Libraries Day, England

Jul 2: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Ipswich Arts Festival, Englad

Jun 30: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Humber Mouth Festival, Hull, England

May 16-17: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Aberdeen Word Festival, Scotland

May 15: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Lincoln Book Festival, England

May 2: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Berlin, Germany

Apr 23: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin, Ireland

Apr 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Mar 7: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ennis Book Club Festival, Clare, Ireland

Feb 28-30: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Amsterdam, Holland

2008

Dec 9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Dec 1-7: ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Guadalajara Book Fair, Mexico

Nov 22: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช ILE Translators Conference, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 18: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Nov 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Tallaght Readers Day, Dublin, Ireland

Oct 15-30: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York, USA

Oct 7: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dubray Literary Lunch, Dublin, Ireland

Sep 30: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland

Sep 22-27: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Madrid & Barcelona, Spain

Sep 18-21: ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ San Sebastian Film Festival, Spain

Sep 11: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ UK Film Premiere of โ€˜The Boy in the Striped Pyjamasโ€™, London, England

Sep 4: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช World Premiere of โ€˜The Boy in the Striped Pyjamasโ€™, Dublin, Ireland

Jun 11: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dublin Writers Festival, Ireland

May 30: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Dingle Bookshop, Kerry, Ireland

May 28: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Listowel Writers Week, Ireland

May 24-26: ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival, Wales

Apr 10: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Hughes & Hughes, Dundalk

Mar 1-3: ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Cologne Literary Festival, Germany

Jan 21-26: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ New Delhi Literary Festival, India

2007

Jul 9-11: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช West Cork Literary Festival, Ireland

Jul 7-9: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Kinsale Arts Week, Ireland

May: ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Sunshine Coast, Christchurch, Australia

May: ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Auckland, Wellington, New Zealand

Apr 25: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Cรบirt Literary Festival, Ireland

2006

Jan 12: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Irish Writers Centre, Dublin: Book launch for The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

2001-2007

My diary doesn’t include what happened here!

2001

Nov 8: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin: Book launch for my 2nd novel The Congress of Rough Riders

2000

Aug 3: ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Waterstone’s, Dublin:Book launch for my debut novel The Thief of Time