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Mary Costello

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Longcourt House Hotel Saint Mary's Road V42 TD72 Newcastle West Ireland

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Mary Costello’s short story collection, The China Factory (2012), was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and the Irish Book Awards. Her novel, Academy Street (2014), won the Novel of the Year Award and the overall Irish Book of the Year in 2014. It was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award, the Costa First Novel Prize, and the EU Prize for Literature, among others, and has been translated into many languages. Her second novel, The River Capture (2019) was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards, the Kerry Group Novel of the Year and the Dalkey Novel Award.

Originally from Galway, Mary lived in Dublin for many years and recently moved back to Galway.

Saturday, 8pm, Longcourt House Hotel. Admission €15 (includes Mick Hanly concert)