A celebration of all things literary will take place over the next few days in Dublin.
Founded in 1998, Dublin's Writers Festival draws the best Irish and International writing talent to debate and engage with audiences of all ages.
Children’s fiction will be well represented this year and there is also a high calibre of Irish language writers.
Highlights include a discussion with Sebastian Barry, Anne Enright and Joseph O'Connor.
More details of location events can be found at Dublin writers festival dot com.