Fiona from the Something Wicked Crimewriting Festival sent out the details of their events this year, held in Malahide over the October bank holiday weekend:

Panel of Bestselling Authors discuss writing Murder and Violent Crime

Alex Barclay, Sam Blake and Liz Nugent

On Friday October 28th a panel of bestselling authors will discuss how they write about murder and violent crime.

Alex Barclay

Alex Barclay

The panelists are Alex Barclay (Darkhouse, Blood Runs Cold), Sam Blake (Little Bones) and Liz Nugent (Unravelling Oliver, Lying in Wait) and will be hosted by Bert Wright (Administrator of the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards). The event will be held at Malahide Lawn Tennis Club at 7:30pm. Tickets €12.50*/€15 (*early bird)

Hosted by

Bert Wright




A few more details below:

Saturday 29th Oct 2016 – Malahide Parish Centre – 10am to 1pmLyingInWaitLizNugent

Tickets €25

Early Bird Ticket (purchase before 8th Oct) €20

Early Bird Fri & Sat Combi Ticket €30

Malahide Murder Morning

Learn to write authentic crime in a Forensics and Crime Scene Workshop

Forensic Anthropologist René Gapert, Deputy State Pathologist, Linda Mulligan, Garda Vanessa Stafford


Bestselling Author Arlene Hunt


Sunday 30th Oct 2016 – Manor Books, Church Rd. Malahide – 11am

Tickets €5

Killer Kids

Bestselling Author hosts a Workshop for children

Dave Rudden