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Festival of Writing & Ideas at Borris

A weekend of literature and inspiration, held annually at Borris House & village. 11th - 13th June 2021 (2020 tickets valid or refunded)

Borris House, Co. Carlow, IRL

Joined on 22 April, 2014

http://www.festivalofwritingandideas.com

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Replying to @MoLI_Museum: The latest #CityofBooks is up now on RadioMoLI! 📻 In this episode Anne Enright speaks to @DevlinMartina about how Ireland…

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The latest #CityofBooks is up now on RadioMoLI! 📻 In this episode Anne Enright speaks to @DevlinMartina about how Ireland has changed in recent years and how this has contributed to her writing. @DublinCityofLit @artscouncil_ie

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GQ's 'Ten coolest things to do from home right now' says we need to tune in to Ruby Wax in conversation with Alastair Campbell this Friday.

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Replying to @Rubywax: Mindfulness tips for teens: Don’t mention it, because whatever you say they won’t do. Just walk the talk and if they like what…

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Mindfulness tips for teens: Don’t mention it, because whatever you say they won’t do. Just walk the talk and if they like what they see, they will follow. Raising a child is more about ‘connection than correction’.

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#AntonyBeevor described the book as 'The most powerful and disturbing book that I have ever read' via @spectator

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In case you missed it, check out this great article by @peterfrankopan on @christinalamb's wonderful book Our Bodies, Their Battlefield

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Taking events from the Spanish Civil War, the 2 World War, Bosnia, DRC and the more recent ordeal of the Yazidi women they will reflect upon how this crime is perpetrated systematically to inflict maximum humiliation and they will shed light on the plight of the victims.

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Jan 28th 6:30pm GMT marks the third event of our Winter Series - THE ETERNAL WAR AGAINST WOMEN
@christinalamb (of @thesundaytimes) and #AntonyBeevor will discuss rape as a weapon of war throughout history.

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Replying to @DublinCityofLit: A round-up of festivals for 2021 - including @1dublin1book @ILFDublin @firstfortnight @mountainstosea @CuirtFestival @…

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Replying to @fotoole: Can Joe Biden make America great again?

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Can Joe Biden make America great again?

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A round-up of festivals for 2021 - including @1dublin1book @ILFDublin @firstfortnight @mountainstosea @CuirtFestival @Writingandideas @wcorklitfest @dalkeybookfest It's a challenging time but let's stay hopeful!

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Quoted @FMcMAssociates

Join @rubywax with @Campbellclaret on Jan 22 at 18.30 GMT, who will be 'Dreaming of a Better Future' in what promises to be a great event as part of the @Writingandideas Winter Series.

Full details and registration at:

#LivingBetter #AndNowForTheGoodNews

🙌We can't wait!

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@carlbernstein and @fotoole will evaluate how Trump’s corrosive attacks on the legitimacy of the US election have divided the American people, undermined democracy and created a possibly unresolvable situation. How much was this aided and condoned by the Republican party?

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Quoted @fotoole

Abandon Trump? Deep in the G.O.P. Ranks, the MAGA Mind-Set Prevails

Very interesting read from the @nytimes - If you are keen to delve deeper into US politics don't miss our Winter Series Event REBUILDING A BROKEN AMERICA with @fotoole and @carlbernstein March 30 6:30pm GMT

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Join @Rubywax and @campbellclaret Jan 22 at 6:30pm GMT - or watch later on playback - for what promises to be an outrageously witty, heartfelt and moving conversation. Tickets at #mentalhealth #mentalhealthireland #supportingthearts @RTE_Culture @rte

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Alastair Campbell talks about his own mental health issues and reflects on the growing mental health crisis in lockdown. via @YouTube

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What's so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax via @YouTube

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Replying to @campbellclaret: My new book, Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression, is out in hardback, eBook and audiobook on the 3rd Sep…

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Replying to @Rubywax: And the bad news just keeps comin’ so tell me what do you do to make yourself feel better? We all want to know, so please spi…

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And the bad news just keeps comin’ so tell me what do you do to make yourself feel better? We all want to know, so please spill and share.

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Our new project launched today - starting with Colm Toibin talking to Stephen Fry; Ruby Wax with Alastair Campbell; Antony Beevor with Christina Lamb @Writingandideas online to get us through the winter. Reserve tickets now, or get one for a pal.

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My new book, Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression, is out in hardback, eBook and audiobook on the 3rd September -- you can pre-order a signed copy of it here:

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