October 6-8 2017

















Programme (2017) Artists (2017)

  • Sara Baume
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Amanda Bell
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Sara Baume
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Alan McMonagle
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Geraldine Mitchell
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Composite
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Mark Roper
  • Dromineer Co Tipperary, Ireland
  • Lisa Harding
  • Martin Malone
  • Composite
  • Yvonne Hennessy
  • Andrew Tierney
  • Martin Doyle

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Programme – highlights 2017

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME LAUNCH at Nenagh Arts Centre, 

Banba Sq. Nenagh. 

Friday SEPTEMBER 8 - a launch event for our 2017 programme, that will feature a reading by Mark Roper from his new collection at Dedalus Press. 




POETRY EVENING at Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh

An evening of readings with Martina Evans, Martin Malone and Geraldine Mitchell. 
Eleanor Hooker will introduce each reader. 
Dani Gill will open the evening, reading three poems from her debut collection After Love (Salmon Poetry)


Meet the Authors at

Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh

with Martina Evans, Sándor Jászberényi and Alan McMonagle . This event will be chaired by Martin Doyle, Literary Editor, Irish Times



THE LAUNCHING PARTY at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer. 
Martina Evans will introduce readings by poets Amanda Bell, Edward O'Dwyer and Arthur Seefahrt.


At Nenagh Castle - The Doctor's Wife is Dead
A Peculiar Marriage, a Suspicious Death, and a Murder Trial in
Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Local author Dr. Andrew Tierney
will discuss and read from his debut novel.
Chair Margaret Kennedy

WORKSHOPS at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer.
Poetry Masterclass with Martin Malone

Writing fiction with Lisa Harding


On The Water event with: 

Sara Baume, who will read from her latest novel, discuss her writing life and her current projects with Martin Doyle, Books Editor at the Irish Times.

With thanks to Waterways Ireland for their generous support fro this event.



FESTIVAL EXHIBITION -Nurture: Before Their Wings Fold

an exhibition by Yvonne Hennessy

The exhibition will be available to view at Lough Derg Yacht Club and Nenagh Arts Centre, Nenagh.


 

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"It was a real pleasure to be associated with the Dromineer Literary festival. It was organised not just with efficiency, but even more importantly, with energy and enthusiasm".
Michael D. Higgins