Library Podcast

Welcome to dlr Libraries Podcast page, a new service from DLR Libraries. If you missed some of our events over the past few months you can now get a chance to hear them as they happened thanks to our new podcasting page.

Here you can browse the complete collection of podcasts in the series. Each one may be played on the page, or downloaded and saved. You can also use iTunes for automatic downloading and syncing to an iPod, or subscribe to the RSS feed.

Our Podcast

Audrey Niffenegger
10 July 2013

The Time Traveler’s Wife , Audrey Niffenegger’s talismanic first novel sold more than two million copies and became the quintessential book club choice. This was followed by Her Fearful Symmetry which went on to become another bestseller. In this podcast, Audrey is interviewed by Mia Gallagher and she discusses her latest novel Raven Girl, a dark fairytale full of wonderment and longing, illustrated with her own bewitching etchings. The podcast was recorded in the Pavilion Theatre on Friday 31st May.

Douglas Kennedy
14 May 2013

Douglas Kennedy ranks among that rare breed, the bestselling author whose novels attract critical praise. His previous novels include The Big Picture, The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment. His new novel Five Days is a compelling novel about how life can change with one brief encounter. Kennedy is interviewed by Nadine O’Regan and the podcast was recorded in the Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday 9th April 2013.

The Sport of Writing - Meet the Sportswriters
06 December 2012

The Sport of Writing - Meet the Sportswriters! was a special event organised as part of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Writer in Residence Programme. The event was hosted by Katy Hayes, dlr County Council Writer in Residence 2012-2013, and it gave the audience an opportunity to hear renowned authors and journalists John Breen, Declan Lynch and Johnny Watterson read from their work and talk about their relationship with sport as writers. The Writer in Residence programme is organised by dlr Arts Office and Library Service and is grant-aided by the Arts Council. The podcast of the event was recorded on Thursday 6th December 2012 in dlr Leisure Services, Meadowbrook, Ballinteer.

Kate Mosse
03 November 2012

Kate Mosse is the author of the multi-million international bestselling Languedoc Trilogy which comprises Labyrinth, Sepulcre and now, Citadel. Citadel is a story of daring and courage, of lives risked and of a darker combat being fought in the shadows. Kate who was also co-founder of The Orange Prize, is in conversation with Mia Gallagher, former dlr Writer in Residence, playwright, actress and author and the podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 3rd November 2012.

David Norris
30 October 2012

David Norris’s decision to run for President of Ireland in 2011 proved to be the most bruising period of his life. A Kick Against the Pricks reveals the full, no-holds-barred story of the campaign and it is a brilliant, deeply revealing autobiography. In this podcast, Norris is interviewed by award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster Olivia O’Leary and it was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday 30th October 2012.