January 2016

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Welcome to Irish Fiction Friday! Hugo nominations are opening this week, but at Dublin 2019 we also want to take you back a bit to another award winning series from the near-past! Michael Scott is one of Ireland’s most successful authors. He has written over 100 books and is published around the world. His inventive, […]

Here’s some news from our friends over in Helsinki, who are hosting the 75th World Science Fiction Convention. This will take place 9-13 August 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, and of course everyone is very excited to bring the Worldcon to Finland for the first time ever, during the 100th year of Finnish independence! They’ve also sent us […]

Hello loyal blog readers! Are you stepping out today with ne’ery a care in the world? Do you look at the birds singing outside and sigh a deep sigh of contentment? Well, forget all that, because it’s time to get apocalyptic with Peadar Ó Guilín, who is not only one of our Bid Team members and […]

Note: There is a spoiler for a Location used in the new Star Wars movies: The Force Awakens, in this post.   Irish Fiction Friday is here. And as you know, we’re tricksy about it sometimes. It’s not all free books and reading, no! Sometimes we showcase the huge wealth of Irish Science Fiction and […]

We love Russell Smith! Our ‘An Comhrá’ interview asks people to ask a minimum of one question per section, but Russell went for AS MANY AS POSSIBLE! Whoop! We’re delighted to add him to the ranks of SFF authors and creatives who support the Dublin 2019 Worldcon Bid. Take it away, Russell! Russell got eaten by […]

THIS. IS. AMAZING. One of our subscribers is a huge Lego builds fan and he put us in touch with David Fennell, who has built a Lego version of our venue, the CCD! Check out the auditorium, where nearly 300 stormtroopers are taking part in a debate over ‘Sith vs Jedi’, hosted by none other […]