Visitor Information / Accommodation / Tourist Offices
Need a bed, want to see what else Dún Laoghaire has to offer or learn more about the history of this seaside town – these links shall provide you with everything you need and more:
http://www.dlrtourism.com - Accommodation / General Information / History
http://www.dlrevents.ie - Check out what other events DLR County Council offers
http://www.dlrcoco.ie/heritage - Heritage of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County
http://www.dunlaoghaire.com - Accommodation / General Information / History
http://www.royalmarine.ie - Accommodation
http://www.kingstonhotel.com - Accommodation
http://www.discoverireland.ie - Accommodation / General information
The following hotels are offering special deals for the duration for the festival:
Deluxe Guest Single – €110
Deluxe Guest Twin or Double - €120 (can cater up to 2 adults and 1 Child)
Deluxe Family Room - €140 - can cater up to 2 adults and 2 children
Double/Twin room (Single occupancy per night €60 room only, €70 B&B and €75 for Bed and Full Irish
Double / Twin room (2 pax) per night €70 room only, €85 B&B and €95 B and Full Irish B
2 day break based on per person sharing €99pps inclusive of 2 nights B & full irish breakfast and 1 dinner
3 Day break as above, €135 pps
Above rates include free parking and free leisure facilities
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
From €99.00 B&B Single or Double
From €129.00 BB Family/triple Rooms from Sep 7th – 12th.
Thanks to our Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival Writer in Residence, Declan Hughes for writing up a review of the many events he attended during this year's Festival. Declan was a cheerful presence, to be found on stage, backstage, in the audience, leading enthusiastic literary tours around Dún Laoghaire (during unpredictable weather conditions!) and generally extending a warm and generous welcome to authors and audiences alike during the Festival. Download Declan's review here.
Festival Photos 2013
Relive the excitement of Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival 2013 by clicking here to view photos from the events.
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival are delighted to announce Dennis O'Driscoll's book Dear Life has won this year's Irish Times Poetry Now Award, and congratulations to Michelle O'Sullivan on winning the 2013 dlr Strong / Shine Poetry Award for her first collection The Blue End of Stars, published by Gallery Press.
Schools & Family Programme 2013
Schools & Family Programme 2013
Please click here for more information and brochure.
Mountains to Sea Family and Schools 2013 Podcasts (Episodes 1-3)
Join Gráinne Clear (RTÉjr's Little Pages and The Word) as she visits Dalkey School Project, meets with the Teen Curators, and interviews authors and illustrators featured at the 2013 festival. More info...
Festival Programme 2013
Click here to download the full programme of events for the 2013 Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival.
All at Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival and Poetry Now were greatly saddened to hear of Seamus Heaney’s death. He was a long-standing friend of the festival and will be missed hugely. We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.
Participation in Mountains to Sea
Mountains to Sea is a curated festival and participation is by invitation only with writers selected by the festival curatorial team.
The closing date has now passed for the submission of proposals and ideas for the Festival.
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