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City Of Ideas: Tara Flynn & Louise O’Neill

Cork Midsummer Festival

City Of Ideas: Tara Flynn & Louise O’Neill




Crawford Art Gallery (lecture theatre)


Approx. 60 minutes

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Free but ticketed

We have invited some of the thinkers and doers that we really admire to come and tell you about the incredible work they have been doing and to fire your imagination for things you never dreamed possible. 

Tara Flynn & Louise O’Neill

Tara is an actress and writer best known for comedy. She came to international attention for her satirical videos, most notably Racist B&B which earned her the title Satirist of the Year 2013 at the Swift Satire Festival. She has written two satirical books and Rage-In her collection of essays originally written for Headstuff, is published in May 2018. Louise’s award-winning novel Asking For It is having its world premiere during the festival. Louise is a columnist for the Irish Examiner and has presented a documentary for RTÉ about rape culture. Louise published two new novels this year Almost Love, her first aimed at an older audience, and The Surface Breaks, her third for YA audiences.