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Author Peig McManus in Conversation with Dermot Bolger

May 12, 2024 @ 17:00
  • May 12, 2024


Peig McManus was born into the last of the Dublin tenements in North King Street in the early 1940s and moved to Cabra West as a young child. She recorded her remarkable life in her acclaimed 2023 memoir I Will Be Good. A woman before her time, Peig faced down class barriers to blaze a trail for social and educational reform in Ireland. Now in her eightiges, Peig shares her inspiring story, along with memories of the area in which she grew up, in interview with acclaimed writer and festival friend Dermot Bolger.