Ireland Reads – The Power of Words

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Ireland Reads is an annual campaign to get the whole of Ireland Reading. This year, Ireland Reads takes place on 25th February. Why not get yourself in the mood by joining  a special online event to explore the power of words and help you find your voice, lose yourself, and take comfort in reading. Taking place on Wed, 23 February 2022 from 7pm, ‘Ireland Reads – The Power of Words’,  an online chat with authors, readers, learners and librarians about the power of words.

Ireland Reads – The Power of Words

Register here.

Join Bob Johnston, owner of the Gutter Bookshop, in conversation on the power or reading with:

  • Rick O’Shea, broadcaster and book lover
  • Shauna Gilligan, writer and adult literacy teacher
  • Laura McKenna, author of Words to Shape My Name
  • Mary Reynolds, Longford County Librarian

This event will be a celebration of reading and writing, and losing and finding yourself in words. It will include some audio segments from men in Portlaoise prison, and a contribution from author and Ireland Reads Ambassador Marian Keyes.

Celebrate reading and all the benefits it can have by joining this event ahead of Ireland Reads Day 2022.

Steven Galvin

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