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Your Local Arena Presents ‘Three Irish Writers’

Your Local Arena presents: Three Irish Writers films, poetry, writing masterclass This film was screened from 10am on Tuesday 10 November 2020 to 10pm on Saturday 14 November 2020 ‘It has been said that the English hoard words like misers and the Irish spend them like sailors. This Arena film presents three great Irish

2020-11-17T10:43:25+00:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Vacancy: Programme Manager

VACANCY: Programme Manager Cúirt International Festival of  Literature is seeking to appoint a Programme Manager to support the delivery of the 2021 festival. The role of Programme Manager will lead the efficient administration and delivery of the festival, and support the development of its artistic and outreach programmes. You will bring with you a

2020-10-14T17:04:56+01:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Celebrating Eilís Dillon’s Language, Landscape and Legacy

2020 marks the centenary year of one of the West of Ireland’s most versatile writers, Eilís Dillon. Galway Public Libraries and Cúirt International Festival of Literature will host a special event celebrating Eilís Dillon. This will launch a month-long series of events exploring Dillon’s life and work as part of Galway’s Great Read which takes place in November. This event is

2020-09-15T12:20:07+01:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Special Culture Night 2020 Event: Celebrating the Irish Short Story

Cúirt International Festival of Literature, in partnership with  Kenny’s Bookshop, present a special online event for Culture Night 2020. Irish writing knows little of boundaries, spanning from sublime realism to brilliant genre fiction to gound-breaking experimentation, and nowhere is this more clear than in the short story. The Art of the Glimpse , soon

2020-09-11T15:03:04+01:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Special Event: A Ghost in the Throat with Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Cúirt International Festival of Literature, in partnership with Tramp Press and Kenny's Bookshop, present a special online event celebrating the launch of A Ghost in the Throat,  the latest book from multi-award winning writer, Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Doireann Ní Ghríofa makes her prose debut with A Ghost in the Throat, weaving candid personal memoir with a literary mystery

2020-08-07T12:29:05+01:00By |Categories: News|

Special Event: The Wild Laughter with Caoilinn Hughes

Cúirt International Festival of Literature, in partnership with One World Publications and Dubray Books, present a special virtual event celebrating the launch of The Wild Laughter, the latest novel from Caoilinn Hughes on Wednesday 22nd July at 7pm. A Galway native, Caoilinn will be joined in conversation with Kevin Barry. The Wild Laughter is

2020-07-10T16:21:21+01:00By |Categories: News|

Cúirt to Host Digital Festival of Literature – Press Release

Cúirt is Bringing Literature Directly to You this Month Cúirt International Festival of Literature is pleased to announce that they will be present a digital festival this month. It will be broadcast online, entirely free of charge, between Thursday 23 and Saturday 25 April. Bringing Authors to Audiences Events include Jan Carson and Kevin Barry

2020-04-07T17:22:39+01:00By |Categories: News, Press|

Announcing The Cúirt Digital Festival Events Programme 2020

The Cúirt Festival Team is excited to announce its programme for its upcoming digital literary festival, taking place Thursday, April 23 through Saturday, April 25, 2020. A number of exciting events have been arranged in video and podcast formats, the times and dates for which can be found in the schedule below. All event

2020-04-06T15:45:53+01:00By |Categories: News|

Update: Cúirt International Festival of Literature 2020

Update: Cúirt International Festival of Literature 2020 In light of the current global pandemic, Ireland has imposed restrictions on cultural events in order to decrease the spread of COVID-19 through our population. At Cúirt, we have been undertaking contingency planning for a range of scenarios to ensure the safety of our authors and audiences.

2020-03-30T13:38:50+01:00By |Categories: News|

Winners of Cúirt New Writing Prize Announced

This week, Cúirt International Festival of Literature announced the winners of the Cúirt New Writing Prize. An annual competition, the Cúirt New Writing Prize allows the festival to support emerging writers and to highlight and showcase new voices. Prizes are awarded in two categories – short fiction, and poetry – and this year were

2020-03-26T16:32:43+00:00By |Categories: News|