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With Joseph O'Connor and Anthony Glavin at the Irish Writers' Centre for the launch of the series of Peregrine Readings.

Ivy Day in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow. Giving the talk at the annual celebration of Charles Stewart Parnell, at his birthplace.

With Georgy Pryakhin, Russian novelist, whose book, Seraglio 55, was nominated by the International Press Institute, Vienna, for the International Human Rights Book Award in 2010.

With David Norris on World Book Night, 2011.

Máire Mhac an tSaoi presenting a copy of her collected poems to Jack Harte at an event organised to celebrate her 90th birthday.

Being presented with a portrait of Bram Stoker (by Aidan Hickey) by Tom Scott, Chairman of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club. Looking on is Dacre Stoker, great grand nephew of Bram Stoker.

With Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland, Celia de Fréine, and Liz Carty, Chairperson of the Irish Writers' Union at the Silver Jubilee celebration of the Union.

Celebrating Anthony Cronin at the Irish Writers' Centre with Michael Kane, Michael O'Loughlin, Dermot Healy, Dermot Bolger, Shelley McNamara, Anne Haverty, and Christine Dwyer Hickey.

TK Whitaker launching Unravelling the Spiral (Photo by Tony Gavin).

Bulgarian Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency Emil Savov Yalnazov, launching Reflections in a Tar Barrel.

Jack Harte addressing a conference in Islamabad. Also on the podium is Fakhar Zaman, President of the Pakistan Academy of Letters and Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer, who was assassinated in Jan 2011 for criticising the Blasphemy Laws. Report on this conference

Jack Harte with the Bulgarian poet Lyobomir Levchev outside the National Palace of Culture, Sofia.

Being interviewed for TV at the Appolonia Festival, Vergil Nemchev providing the translation.

Reading at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point.

Making a presentation to the Curator of the Kuprin Museum, Narovchat, central Russia.

With Pat Pidgeon left, and Colm McHugh, celebrating the launch of the collection 'Black PR' by Toma Markov, right in red jersey.

At the Dropping Well, a favourite watering hole, with friends Padraig J Daly left and John F Deane.