Banter returns to Dingle for Other Voices Twenty

Banter returns to Dingle for Other Voices Twenty

November 15, 2021

Jim Carroll is back in Foxy John's this November for the tenth edition of Banter at Other Voices!

Banter at Other Voices

Live only at Foxy John's (27 + 28 November)


Banter returns to Dingle for Other Voices 2021. It's our 10th year to set up shop by the fire in Foxy John’s for a weekend of conversations and here’s who we have for you meet on Saturday and Sunday November 27th and 28th.

This year we're moving Banter into Foxy John's lovely covered + heated beer garden to make sure we have plenty of room for everyone, but we still advise getting down early if you fancy catching the conversations + performances.


Richard Chambers is a news correspondent with Virgin Media News. He is the author of A State of Emergency: The Story of Ireland’s Covid Crisis. He is also blocked on Twitter by Brian Fadden, a fan of the New York Knicks and a Bohs season ticket holder


The hardest working photographer in the business, Rich Gilligan is a photographer whose work has defined so many events and acts. When he’s not taking photos of music acts, he’s doing fashion shoots, publishing his books and exhibiting his work far and wide. He is the curator of Other Voices Twenty - Collapsing Distance


Aoife Moore is an award-winning political correspondent with The Irish Examiner. She’s the Derry woman before more political scoops in the last 18 months than you’ve had Covid jabs. She’s currently working on a book about the rise of Sinn Féin due for publication in 2023.


Andrea Cleary is a freelance music and culture writer and broadcaster whose work appears in The Business Post, Journal Of Music, Nialler9, Irish Times, RTÉ Arena and many other outlets. She is the host of the My Favourite Album podcast. She will be joining us at Banter for the Arts and Culture Review of the Year


Dr Paul Deane is a researcher at the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy and the Environmental Research Institute at UCC. He’s going to tell us what we should be doing about the climate and energy crisis we’re currently in the middle of.


Jack Talty is a concertina player, composer, producer, and educator from Lissycasey in Co Clare. He has contributed to over 80 albums to date as a musician, producer, composer, arranger and engineer. He is also the Artistic Director of Raelach Records, a label that he founded in 2011, and lecturer in Irish traditional music at UCC


Jude Webber is Ireland correspondent for the Financial Times. She was previously Mexico and Central American correspondent for the paper and a foreign correspondent for Reuters.


Dublin town rave superheroes, hip-hop headers and wreck-the-gaff regulars, Mango and MathMan will be joining us at Banter for a special episode of No Surrender FM.


All conversations will be hosted by Banter founder Jim Carroll. Admission is free and is strictly on a first-come-first served basis.


Do I need to show a COVID-19 vaccine certificate to attend Banter?
In line with current public health guidelines all attendees must provide either proof of full vaccination or that they have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months.

Venue staff will check COVID-19 vaccination and recovery certificates on entry. Young people under the age of 18, accompanied by adults, are not required to show proof of vaccination or recovery. Please bring photo ID.

In line with current Government guidelines, we ask that patrons practice social distancing and wear a face covering when not seated for discussions or performances.

South Wind Blows and Other Voices are dedicated to ensuring compliance with all government guidelines during COVID-19 and to ensure the health & safety of all guests, artists and staff.

These requirements are subject to change and we will communicate any changes as directed and informed by the public health guidelines.