About Cúirt

Founded in Galway in 1985, Cúirt International Festival of Literature is one of the oldest and most recognised literature festivals in Europe.

The festival aims to celebrate and shine a spotlight on national and international literary talent, as well as to promote the written word in poetry and literary fiction, and more recently, in non-fiction and genre writing.

Cúirt is a curated festival with the programme selected by the Programme Director each year. This week-long international literary event takes place in Galway every April. Over the past three decades, Cúirt has hosted dozens of Nobel prize-winners, Poet Laureates and prize-winning authors from all over the world.

Festival of Literature

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Enquiries: ask@cuirt.ie

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