To celebrate the opening of dlr LexIcon, a new anthology, Taking the Plunge was commissioned by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and launched on Culture Night 2014. Showcasing new and established local writing talent, this stunning blend of fiction, non-fiction and poetry features new work from Denise Deegan, Martina Devlin, Angela Finn, Mark Granier, Lucinda Jacob, Dave Kenny, Iggy
McGovern, Lia Mills, Ciara O’Dowd, Sinéad O’Loughlin, Michelle Read and Sarah Webb – edited by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin of writing.ie
During the months of May and June a series of free lunch time readings will be happening. Each lunchtime session will feature readings and discussion by the individual authors and poets and we are pleased to welcome musicians from DIT, the RIA and Daniel Jacobson and Jimmy Brennan
of Dún Laoghaire Guitar School who will provide short performances between readings.