Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Third Forge At Gort Literary Festival

Another event for the weekend if you're near Gort is this festival where everything is free (rare) so do buy a book or three if you're there.

March 26th and 27th at Gort, Co. Clare All events are free. 

The festival is organised by The Western Writers’ Centre (Ionad Scríbhneoirí Chaitlín Maude) Galway and is sponsored by The Arts Council,Poetry Ireland and the generous assistance of Knute Skinner, Edna Keil and Pat O’Callaghan, Drew Logan (USA), Noel Monahan, and our thanks to The Lady Gregory Hotel, O’Grady’s Bar and Restaurant and Sullivan’s Royal Hotel, Galway County Council and the Staff of Gort Library.
♥ Details from and 087.2178138 

The preliminary line-up for this festival features:  
  • John Arden,novelist, with Patrick Early, poet – Friday March 26th – 8pm – Gort Library;  
  • Marty Mulligan (performance poetry) Friday, March 26th – Gallery Café - 10.30 pm; 
  • Pete Mullineaux – Workshop (poetry) 11am - Sullivan’s Hotel - Saturday, March 27th;  
  • Rab Fulton,storyteller - 12 noon - Gort Library;  
  • Rosemarie Rowley – 1pm – O’Grady’s Restaurant –1pm.  
  • Kate Thompson– Saturday March 27th - 3pm Gort Library;  
  • Pádraig Ó Moráin &Paul Dooley (harp) -7pm- Gort Library; 
  • Clare Three-Leggéd Stool Writers’ Group & Yuki Nishioka (violin) – 4. 30pm – O’Grady’s Restaurant;
  • Stephanie Allen-Early - Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort - 9pm.

Promo video at

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