Why not make tickets to Mountains to Sea - dlr Book Festival 2016 from March 9th to 13th the perfect Christmas gift for readers of all ages and interests.
Headlining the festival will be Michael Parkinson in conversation with his son Michael. This will be preceded by a special event on 2nd February 2016 when the iconic author John Irving discuses his new book Avenue of Mysteries with John Boyne.
Also confirmed are Pauline Bewick and Donal Ryan.
Leading the family programme will be award winning children's writer, Cathy Cassidy. Sarah Crossan, Patrick Ness and Louise O'Neill will join us to talk about their bestselling YA (young adult) books.
Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Muldoon, Theo Dorgan and AE Stallings are just some of the poets that will feature in the Poetry Now segment.