Programme of events for Dromineer Literary Festival 2017


Time Event Venue        Entry Fee (Euro)

 

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8

7.00pm 

Launch event for our 2017 programme, that will feature a reading by Mark Roper from his new collection at Dedalus Press. 



Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh



 Free Entry

 

Friday October 6

9.00pm -3.00pm SECONDARY SCHOOLS TRANSITION YEAR  WORKSHOPs
with Eileen Sheehan & John W Sexton
Lough Derg Yacht Club  Pre-booked group event
8.00pm -10pm POETRY EVENING
with Martina Evans, Martin Malone and Geraldine Mitchell.
Chaired by Eleanor Hooker

To open the evening, poet Dani Gill will read from her debut collection After Love (Salmon Poetry). 



Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh


 
  €12.00/€10.00 (concession)

Email: info@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie
Bookings at Nenagh Arts Centre





 

Saturday October 7

09.30am -12.30pm MASTERCLASS POETRY WORKSHOP
with Martin Malone

Maximum participants, 10. Each should bring 11 copies of one poem, maximum 40 lines.
Participants should have a publishing history in journals. 



Lough Derg Yacht Club €40.00 (lunch included).

NB Pre-Booked participants only.
info@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie
09.30am -12.30pm Writing Fiction Workshop
with Lisa Harding

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



Lough Derg Yacht Club
€40.00 (lunch included).

NB Pre-Booked participants only.
info@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie
2.00pm - 3.30pm Introducing Yvonne Hennessy's exhibition - "Nurture: Before Their Wings Fold"

Competition Results, readings and citations by Lisa Frank and John Walsh (Doire Press) and Geraldine Mitchell

Lough Derg Yacht Club
Free Entry

 



4.00pm -5.30pm

LAUNCHING PARTY

with poets Amanda Bell, Edward O'Dwyer and Arthur Seafahrt.. Introduced by Martina Evans. 

Lough Derg Yacht Club
 €5.00
8.00pm - 10.00pm

Meet the Authors with

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

Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh


€12.00/€10.00 (concession)

Email: info@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie
Bookings at Nenagh Arts Centre: 


 

Sunday October 8






12.00pm -2.00pm SUNDAY AFTERNOON AFLOAT - Reading & Interview with  - author Sara Baume
Sara will be interviewed by Martin Doyle, Books Editor at the Irish Times




Aboard the Ku-Ee-Tu from Dromineer Harbour  €12.00

NOTE: Places Strictly Limited, Booking is Essential Email: info@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie
4.00pm -5.00pm

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


Nenagh Castle, Banba Sq.  €12.00/€10.00 (concession)

NB - PLEASE DRESS WARMLY FOR THIS EVENT.

NOTE: Event takes place on the first floor of the castle, there is no wheelchair access.

FESTIVAL EXHIBITION

Nurture: Before Their Wings Fold -

an exhibition by Yvonne Hennessy

Lough Derg Yacht Club & Nenagh Arts Centre  FREE ENTRY