Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival takes place from the 3rd to 8th of September in various venues throughout Dún Laoghaire. The Festival hosts acclaimed writers from all over the world alongside the very best of Irish literary talent reading from their work. Throughout this six day celebration of the written wold there will be over 70 events featuring writers of many different genres in a variety of venues throughout Dún Laoghaire. 

Literary fiction is at the heart of the festival while the celebrated Poetry Now Festival will take place simultaneously and feature the very best poetic talent of our time. The ever popular family and schools programme will return in 2013. 

Alongside the many readings throughout the festival there will be opportunities to get involved at workshops and panel discussions. A full programme of events can be found on the website.