Journalist, Author & Filmmaker
Sebastian Junger is the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe, War, The Perfect Storm, Fire, and A Death in Belmont. Together with Tim Hetherington, he directed the documentary Restrepo, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. He is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and has been awarded a National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for journalism. He lives in New York City.
In this globalised world, do you sometimes feel a little bit lost, without a sense of place? You are not alone. This is a very common feeling, it’s almost a yearning to belong somewhere. Loyalty, belonging and the eternal human quest for meaning are big themes we all grapple with. In his latest book, Tribe, […]
They represent journalism at its most exciting, influential, but also lethal. We have gathered in Dalkey a panel of five remarkable journalists who have reported from the frontline in Syria, Myanmar, the Philippines, Afghanistan, Latin America, Northern Ireland, and covering a wide spectrum of issues from repression in North Korea, to brutal Islamist terrorism. They […]
What is happening in the America we thought we knew? We often hear other people’s view of the US, but what do Americans actually think? Three outstanding American thinkers, authors and journalists gather in Dalkey to tell us their own personal experience of what it’ s really like living in Trump’s America. Expect sparks to […]
Settle in! This is a treat for movie and book lovers. Join four giants of the screen, stage and page. Two outstanding directors, Lenny Abrahamson and Neil Jordan, with author of the international bestseller The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger and our finest living playwright Conor McPherson talk books and movies with Nadine O’Regan. Price: €20.00
10 years ago Facebook barely existed, the iPhone had just been launched, Russia was in the G8, Donald Trump was a failing reality TV host and AngloIrish bank was voted the best bank in Europe. How things change! We identify the mega trends that will change our world from economics to populism, technology, migration and […]