Friday 5th October5-6pm One act play by Martin Kelleher.
Venue : Passionfruit Theatre
7.30pm Recital by Athlone A Cappalla
8.00pm Reading by Paul Durcan. Paul will be reading from his new book “Praise in which I live and more and have my Being”
Venue : Shamrock Lodge Hotel
Saturday 6th October Venue : Shamrock Lodge Hotel11.00am Walking tour West Side of Athlone by Gearoid O’Brien.
Meeting point : Side of Castle.
1.00– 2.00pm Scones and Readings from contributors to Flash Fiction competition.
3.00 – 5.00pm Mental Illness : The Great Illusion.
Nell McCafferty in conversation with Dr Ivor Browne.
8.00pm Poetry Slam chaired by The Gombeens.
Sunday 7th October12noon. Athlone Literary Festival Sunday Miscellany.
There are also workshops
9:30 - 4:30pm, Fri 5th, Playwriting Workshop with Thomas Conway of Druid Theatre.
10:30 - 12:30pm, Sat 6th, Creative Writing Workshop with Ann Skelly.
10:30 - 12:30pm Sat 6th, Creative Writing Workshop (11-14 yr olds) with Sinead Kilgarriff.
13:00 - 15:30pm, Sat 6th 'Me Maps' Book Making Workshop with Eilis Murphy