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 […]

Chair’s Desk in Dublin

Seasonal greetings to you all, wherever you are this wintertime. I recently attended the Dublin 2019 volunteer meet and had some lunchtime meetings with committee members. It was so nice to see fans coming together this far out from the convention, all with a common purpose. I also spent time this week walking around Dublin […]