From the Chair’s Desk: Important Hotel Information

Last weekend, we had our first all-staff meeting in the Convention Centre Dublin, which was the culmination of considerable amounts of work, and it went very well. One of those pieces of work has been the ongoing negotiations with our facilities, including hotels, and it became clear that despite great efforts, our hotels are more […]

Finest Public Toilet in Dublin

Where All the Big Lads Hang Out… by Pádraig Ó Méalóid It’s the middle of August 2019, and you’re in Dublin for Worldcon – a Stranger, if not in a Strange Land, at least in a strange city. A strange city with many secrets, which sometimes only the locals truly know about. You’ve heard all […]

From the Chair’s desk- Cons this week and Warhoon 28

Hectic Weekend – Warhoon 28 and 5 days to our price rise. We have a full weekend ahead of us, with representatives from Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon at Norweson in Seattle and in Harrogate at Eastercon in Britain. At Eastercon we will be selling copies of Warhoon 28. This artifact of beauty is a […]

From the Chair’s Desk- Happy St Patrick’s day

Happy St Patrick’s day. I hope you are enjoying the day, where you are. In Dublin at today’s St Patrick’s day celebrations, Mark Hamill will be in the Presidents stand, marking the connection both his own Irish heritage and his participation in Star Wars, parts of which were filmed in Ireland. In fiction, it is […]

Media Release #4: Instalment Plan Available

Link to page for more details: Instalment plan page Link to media releases here: Dublin 2019 introduces new payment plan option to spread the cost of attendance Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon has announced a new payment scheme which enables members to spread the cost of their attending membership over an extended period, while also protecting […]

Media Release #3: Dublin to increase attending membership rates

Media Release #3   Link to media releases here: Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon Dublin, Ireland August 15-19, 2019 Monday, February 26, 2018 Dublin 2019 to increase attending membership rates Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon has announced the following changes in attending membership prices to take effect from Tuesday, April 3, 2018:  […]

Paint Me a Picture: Leeann Hamilton: A Billion Pens and Pencils

Thanks as always to Oisin McGann for this month’s interview! A comic creator on the Irish indie scene, with a Manga-influenced illustration style characterised by flowing lines and movement, Leeann Hamilton also works as a graphic artist on computer games. She studied at the Irish School of Animation at Ballyfermot College and is a graduate […]