Mountains To The Sea Festival

13th September 2014

The Dun Laoghaire festival, just outside of Dublin, was the setting for the first Letters Live to take place in Ireland.

Introduced and compered by Shaun Usher, the audience were treated to a succession of superb readings by some brilliant Irish actors and writers as well as other stars from the festival.

Letters read included those from Mark Chapman, Clementine Churchill, Richard Feynman, Katherine Hepburn, Henry James, Carl Jung, Sir Archibald Kerr, Sol Lewitt, Dorothy Parker, Iggy Pop, Elvis Presley, Queen Elizabeth II, John Steinbeck, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Eudora Welty and Virginia Woolf.

Readers included:

  • Kevin Barry
  • Cathy Belton
  • Michele Forbes
  • Patrick Kennedy
  • Charlie Murphy
  • Joseph O’Connor
  • Owen Roe
  • Kamila Shamsie