Christine Dwyer Hickey | 'Dublin’s gone from boom town to Zoom town'

Christine Dwyer Hickey | 'Dublin’s gone from boom town to Zoom town'

One of the busiest periods in Christine Dwyer Hickey’s career was meant to have been this April and May, with 31 events scheduled to celebrate Tatty, her 2004 semi-autobiographical novel which was selected as this year’s Dublin One City One Book.

This is the 15th year of the Dublin City Council and Libraries scheme, which attempts to get the entire city reading one book for a month during the spring. Past honorees have been home-grown classics (Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and, inevitably, James Joyce’s Dubliners) and the great and the good of contemporary Iri...

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