Spring 2020


Lots going on behind the scenes in 2020, which I hope to be able to share soon. Some of it, I have to write first, but I’ll do it as fast as I can.

Some dates for your diary:

Sunday January 5th: Recording of Nollaig na mBan readings at the Abbey Theatre. I’ll be reading one new piece of my own, and one piece by another author. Details and tickets here.

Monday January 6th: Broadcast of previous night’s recording on RTÉ Radio 1. Listen here.

Monday January 6th: Hosting Nollaig na mBan event at EPIC on behalf of Irish Writers’ Centre. Book here.

Friday January 24th: Doolin Book Festival opening night (Doolin, Co. Clare). Weekend tickets and details here.

Friday January 31st: Hosting Screen Ireland 2020 slate press launch at Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

Saturday February 1: London Irish Centre St. Brigid’s Day Celebration (in conjunction with Embassy of Ireland, London). Tara MCs an event featuring Angela Scanlan, Emma Dabiri, Roxanna Nic Liam, Sarah Clancy and Emma Langford. Booking and full details here.

Sunday February 2: Candlelit Tales ‘Women & Warriors’ Brigid’s Day show, The Sugar Club, Dublin. 8pm. Reading a piece about Brigid, the goddess, not the saint. Details here.

On Saturday February 22nd, the Irish Examiner published ‘Storm‘, the piece on traditional and social media storms which I first published on this site a week earlier. You can read the Examiner version at this link.

Thursday February 27th: Tara will be the guest on Eve Darcy’s live Humans Discuss Being podcast at 6.30pm. You can book here.

Friday March 6: Irish Examiner International Women’s Day breakfast panel, Cork

Friday March 20th: Hosting HR industry awards, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin