A warm thanks from the Dromineer Literary Festival committee to all of our supporters, artists and audience members.
Plans for the 2017 festival will be posted here and on our social media sites in the coming months.
IMRAM Irish Language Literature festival presents -
Íde na Tine – Tionscadal Joni Mitchell
Sweet Fire – The Joni Mitchell Project
at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Church St. Nenagh.
- with Caitríona O'Leary & band
POETRY EVENING at Dún Mhuire, 50 Pearse Street, Nenagh
An evening of readings and discussion with Colette Bryce, Gerard Smyth and Robert Peake. Poet Aideen Henry will facilitate the discussion and introduce each reader.
Clodagh Beresford Dunne will open the evening, reading three poems from her manuscript in progress.
Meet the Authors at St. Mary's Church of Ireland, Church St. Nenagh.
with Anne Enright, Anthony Glavin and Aideen Henry. This event will be chaired by RTE's Rick O'Shea.
THE LAUNCHING PARTY at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer.
Thomas McCarthy will introduce readings by poets Catherine Ann Cullen, Mark Fiddes & Eleanor Hooker
At Nenagh Castle - Rebel Sisters:
a discussion with Marita Conlon McKenna about her powerful novel, set in Ireland during the 1916 Rising and based on the real life Gifford sisters – Muriel, Grace, and Nellie. Chaired by committee member Margaret Kennedy.
Music by harpist Laura Hogan.
WORKSHOPS at Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer.
Poetry Masterclass with Colette Bryce
Writing the Short Story with Danielle McLaughlin
Reading Short Stories - On The Water event with: Danielle McLaughlin & Órfhlaith Foyle, who discuss a short story by the other (With thanks to Waterways Ireland for their generous support fro this event.)
FESTIVAL EXHIBITION - Forgotten Time
a wonderful exhibition by Robert Ryan. Paintings will be available to view at Lough Derg Yacht Club.
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