Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Louis de Paor, two of the foremost poets writing in the Irish language today, are joined by award-winning piper Ronan Browne and traditional singer Iarla Ó'Lionáird (of The Gloaming). Free tickets required.
National Book Award-winning writer Colum McCann reads selections of his works and discusses his life and career in an interview conducted by Ron Charles, editor of the Washington Post's "Book World." Free tickets required.
This panel brings together Anne Enright, Ireland's first Laureate for Fiction; Paula Meehan, Ireland's current Professor of Poetry; and Siobhán Parkinson, Ireland's first Laureate for Children's Literature. Free tickets required.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon comes to DC with house band Rogue Oliphant and several musicians and writers including Kevin Barry, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, Alice McDermott, and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.