Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of 10 acclaimed novels, including The Commitments, The Van (a finalist for the Booker Prize), Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (winner of the Booker Prize), The Woman Who Walked Into Doors, A Star Called Henry, The Guts and, most recently, Smile. Doyle has also written two collections of stories, and several works for children and young adults. He lives in Dublin.
Events Roddy Doyle was involved in
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM
2015 Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James will be joined onstage by other past winners and nominees to discuss the impact the award has had on their lives.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30 PM
The Festival’s opening night promises to be one of exhilarating and eye-opening entertainment as two of Ireland’s favourite writers take the stage.