Bookmarked #5

Cúirt’s weekly roundup of entertaining recommendations Welcome! Each week our Cúirt team gets together to discuss the latest news and updates literature & culture. Through a riveting discussion we choose a list of newsworthy events, as well as including throwbacks you might have missed.  From poetry to podcasts, new releases and local news, our

2021-02-21T18:52:17+00:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Young Writer Delegates Programme

We invite ambitious young writers aged 18-26 to apply for this extraordinary opportunity to attend and contribute to Cúirt as IWC/Cúirt Young Writer Delegates. Programme Description: Now in its fourth year, the IWC Young Writer Delegates Programme is intended to give young writers an opportunity to immerse themselves in a literature festival, soak up the atmosphere

2021-02-03T14:47:27+00:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Cúirt 2021 Dates Announced!

Announcing Cúirt Festival Dates 2021 plus a new commission in partnership with the National Library of Ireland Cúirt International Festival of Literature is excited to announce the dates for the 2021 edition of the festival, set to take place between Wednesday 21 and Sunday 25 April 2021. The festival presented a host of successful

2020-12-07T11:59:49+00:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Vacancy: Marketing and Communications Manager

VACANCY: Marketing and Communications Manager Cúirt International Festival of  Literature is seeking to appoint a Marketing and Communications Manager to support the delivery of the 2021 festival. The role of Marketing and Communications Manager will lead the effective communications and marketing of the festival, managing the campaign for the 2021 festival and building year-round

2020-12-10T11:19:43+00:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

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|

#WeAreThePoets Showcase – Bookmarks available!

Cúirt in association with Laureate na nÓg, Sarah Crossan and Claddagh of poetry by the children of Claddagh National School who have been working on this special project with poets, Geraldine Mills and Terry McDonagh. In Charlie Byrne's Bookshop at the Town Hall we will have the #WeAreThePoets bookmarks available when you purchase a

2019-04-11T11:19:58+01:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|

Paddy Irish Whiskey Fireside Sessions

Cúirt International Festival of Literature in association with Paddy Irish Whiskey are presenting an impromptu/pop up programme of stories, poems and music in public houses in the Latin Quarter and Galway City. These will  be hospitable and entertaining gatherings, a coming together to share stories, yarns and songs. The sessions are free to the

2019-04-09T14:52:17+01:00By |Categories: Uncategorized|