French author Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix to tour in Ireland! [fr]

As part of the Francophonie Festival 2019 and to mark this annual celebration of French language and cultural diversity, we are delighted to welcome Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix in Ireland! Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix will be in Galway, Limerick, Maynooth and Waterford from 25 to 29 March for several discussions about creative writing and crime novels.


Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix is doctor in literature. He is currently teaching English at the university of Orléans. In his studies he focusses on literature and more specifically on thrillers.
He also writes short stories, essays and crime novels including the series Deirdre McNeill taking place in Ireland.

Among his publications:

PNG La France de Fleming : James Bond, une passion française
A study on the importance of France in the life and work of Ian Fleming.

PNG Runes
A serial killer strikes in Dublin. All the victims have a common point, they all live near the Liffey. A pebble with a strange inscription is found on every crime scene. Deirdre, young Irish ethnologist explains to the investigators that it is a rune, a letter of the alphabet that the Vikings were using a thousand years ago when they came to the Irish coasts.

Blog of Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix

We are very pleased to welcome Pïerre-Olivier Lombarteix to Ireland to share his research and work.
Don’t miss this great opprtunity to discuss different aspects of creative writing and thrillers. These events are free !

Monday 25 March - 5pm

"In conversation with Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix"
Moore Institute Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway
Free event

Tuesday 26 March - 12 noon
"In conversation with Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix"
Students only
NUI Galway

Wednesday 27 March - 12.30 - 13.30pm

French TALK De l’idée au texte de fiction: le défi de l’incipit (in French)
RSVP here
Event organised by the Department of French Studies at MIC the Alliance française de Limerick
@ Mary Immaculate College, Room T2.02.

Maynooth University
Thursday 18 March - 2pm

"In conversation with Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix as part of the course Detective Fiction in French"
@Maynooth University Teaching Lab - Contact :

Friday 29 March - 7.30-9.30pm
Discussion with Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix in English
Free event
@The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms
2 Great George’s St, Waterford
Event organised by the Alliance française de Waterford

Pierre-Olivier Lombarteix’s books are availabe in ebook.

Published on 15/03/2019

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