Posts Tagged "Dublin"

Mon, 05 May 2014 D.I.C.E. 2014

On Saturday the first wave of guests for D.I.C.E. (Dublin International Comic Expo) – 27 – 28 September, 2014 in Dundrum, Co. Dublin – were announced.

I’m delighted to be part of the event, and among such great company.
And that’s a terrific poster designed by Irish artist Phil Barrett who is also on the guest list.

Wed, 16 April 2014 MCM Ireland reviewed

My review of MCM Ireland Comic Con went up on the Forbidden Planet International blog today, along with some pictures I took at the event.
You can see all my photos from the con on my Flickr stream, including photos of many of the Irish comic book creators who were at the event.
By the way, have [...]

Wed, 09 April 2014 MCM Ireland

I was back on the RTÉ Radio 1 art’s show Arena last night, this time talking about the forthcoming MCM Ireland Comic Con, which is happening in Dublin this weekend for the first time.
You can listen to my contribution online now: I come in around the 30 minute mark.
I suspect MCM is going to [...]

Fri, 11 October 2013 Holiday Laydeez

The third meeting of Laydeez do Comics – Dublin, will take place from 2.30pm – 5pm on Saturday, 30 November, 2013 in the 3rd floor bar of the Odessa Club, 13 Dame Court, Dublin 2 (not the rooftop bar on this occasion).
Since we’re on the cusp of the holiday season we’re offering a bumper meeting, and this time [...]

Mon, 07 October 2013 Octocon 2013 schedule

It’s that time of the year again, which means I’ll be in The Camden Court Hotel in Dublin this weekend (12-13 October) attending one of my favourite conventions: Octocon.
There are two terrific guests of honour that I’m very excited about meeting: comic book writer Gail Simone, and author Richard K Morgan. Both of them have [...]

Tue, 06 August 2013 Laydeez do Comics Two

Lynda Rucker and I can finally release the details of our second Laydeez do Comics – Dublin event, which we’ve been working on since the success of the first meeting in May.
It will be happening from 7pm – 9.30pm on Wednesday, 11 September, 2013 in the Rooftop Bar, 3rd floor, of the Odessa Club, 13 [...]

Thu, 04 July 2013 Little Room of Comics

There’s a festival kicking off today in the capital city called 10 Days in Dublin, which is “a multidisciplinary, open-format, arts festival. This means that the festival includes all types of art or performance: music, comedy, theatre, film, painting, sculpture.”
As part of the festival there is an event going on called the ‘Little Room of [...]

Wed, 03 July 2013 ArcadeCon & Arena

I’m very much looking forward to this weekend in Dublin, where I’ll be one of the special guests at ArcadeCon.
It’s a multi-media convention so there’s a variety of geeky interests for the fans: cosplay workshops, anime, comic book discussions, pop culture exegesis, music, as well as interviews with actors and actresses from genre TV and [...]

Tue, 25 June 2013 Independents Day 2013

On Sunday Lynda Rucker and I visited the Dublin Food Co-Op, which was temporary home to Independents Day 2013.

We were there to get a sense of the comic book scene that’s bubbling up and often not well reported, and to do a bit of outreach for Laydeez do Comics – Dublin (more news about our [...]

Fri, 24 May 2013 dogs and shoes

When I was in Dublin this week I was fortunate to stay with Lynda Rucker, and her housemates Liz and Charlotte. Liz has a fabulous dog called Coco who is a sweetheart. As I’ve mentioned before my dog Minnie is not one for PDAs, but Coco is a total extrovert with her affection. I couldn’t [...]

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