Founded in 2004 the 2015 event is the twelfth Dromineer literary festival. The festival has become known for its warm and intimate atmosphere, as well as a beautiful lakeside location on Lough Derg in North Tipperary, Ireland. The 2015 event takes place from October 1st – 4th.
Programme – highlights 2015
ONE MAN PLAY ’44 Seville Place’ at Nenagh Arts Centre written and performed by Peter Sheridan
POETRY EVENING, Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Square, Nenagh.
An evening of readings and discussion with George Szirtes, Pascale Petit & Billy Ramsell. Poet Thomas McCarthy will facilitate the discussion and introduce each reader.
Breda Wall Ryan will open the evening, reading three poems from her debut collection In A Hare’s Eye (Doire Press).
‘MINDFULNESS – A MEDITATION’
at Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Square, Nenagh.
with Mary McEvoy, Fr. Columba McCann OSB & Mary O’Callaghan. Pat Kelly will facilitate the dicussion.
THE LAUNCHING PARTY at Lough Derg Yacht Club
George Szirtes will intorduce readings by poets Breda Wall Ryan, Victoria Kennefick & Maeve O’Sullivan
Dánta Ghrádha – Irish love poems through the ages
with Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, Caitríona Ní Chléirchín, Dave McAvinchey & harpist Laura Hogan.
WORKSHOPS at Lough Derg Yacht Club.
Poetry Masterclass with George Szirtes.
‘How NOT to mess up your submission’ workshop with Sarah Davis-Goff & Lisa Coen of Tramp Press
SONGWRITING, On The Water event with: Molly Sterling
FESTIVAL ARTIST – ‘Labyrinth’
a wonderful photography exhibition by Lisa Griffin
For more information visit http://www.dromineerliteraryfestival.ie/index.htm