Digital Broadcast: Saturday 26th September: 20.00-21.30

Don’t miss award-winning writers Roddy Doyle and Paul Howard in a Northside/Southside face-off mediated by author David Butler.

Roddy Doyle has written twelve novels, including THE SNAPPER, PADDY CLARKE HA HA HA, THE WOMAN WHO WALKED INTO DOORS, SMILE and LOVE, which will be published in October.  He has written two short story collections, a memoir of his parents, RORY AND ITA, and he co-wrote THE SECOND HALF with Roy Keane.  He has also written eight books for children.  His most recent screenplay is ROSIE, directed by Paddy Breathnach.  He lives and works in Dublin.

Paul Howard is a multi-award-winning journalist, author, playwright, comedian and screenwriter. He is best known as the creator of Ross O’Carroll-Kelly, a fictional rugby jock whose exploits have been the subject of 20 satirical novels that have sold more than one million copies and won three Irish Book Awards. The latest in the series, ‘Braywatch’, will be published in September 2020. He lives in Avoca, County Wicklow.