13-16 June 2024

Rick O’Shea



Rick has been a radio presenter with RTE since 2001; prior to 2017 on RTE 2FM and since then presenting weekday mornings and jazz show The Gold Lounge on RTE Gold. He is also a previous presenter of The Book Show and The Poetry Programme, both on RTE Radio 1. He runs The Rick O’Shea Book Club – Ireland’s largest book club with almost 40,000 members and recommends the Eason Must Reads lists 4 times a year with author Sinéad Moriarty.Rick has presented the International Dublin Literary Award ceremony, CBI Book Of The Year Awards, RTE Francis McManus Short Story Competition Ceremony and has co-presented the Irish Book Awards on RTE One TV. He is part of the voting academy for the An Post Irish Book Awards, and has been a judge for the Bookseller UK and Ireland Young Adult Book Prize, the Costa Book Awards, and was a judging chair at the Dalkey Literary Awards in 2020. He has also been a judge at the Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival and one of the ambassadors for Irish Book Week.

All sessions by Rick O’Shea

Online Gurus, Shams and Charlatans

17 Jun 2023
St Patrick's Church

SOLD OUT: Liz Nugent in conversation

17 Jun 2023
Town Hall

SOLD OUT: Sebastian Barry: Old God’s Time

18 Jun 2023
Seafront Marquee