An evening with Irish author

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Finaghy Library is hosting ‘An Evening with popular Irish Author Mary Costello’ on Monday January 11, 2016 at 6:30pm.

Mary Costello is originally from Galway and lives in Dublin. Her early stories were published in New Irish Writing, The Stinging Fly and in several anthologies including Town and Country - New Irish Short Stories (Faber and Faber) edited by Kevin Barry. She was short listed for a Hennessy Award.

Her first book, a collection of short stories entitled The China Factory, was published in 2012 by Stinging Fly Press and was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and the Irish Books Award. Stories from the collection were broadcast on RTE and BBC radio and the book was published in Australia and New Zealand in 2013 by Text Publishing.

Mary’s first novel Academy Street (2014) was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

Admission to this event is free and everyone is welcome. Booking is essential. Contact Finaghy Library on 9050 9214 or email