How to Book:

Online:  by clicking on our events listing below.

Telephone:  00 353 68 21074

Email: info@writersweek.ie

Listowel Writers’ Week
24 The Square
Listowel
Co Kerry

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm

ALL Bookings are subject to a “Per Transaction” charge of €3.00

If you would like a brochure to be sent by post please email or telephone your details to us.

Here is our 2016 Festival Programme 

Wednesday 1st June

8.00 p.m

Opening Night & Presentation of Prizes

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

9.30am

Young Adult BookFest

Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

11.00am

Morning Walk: The Distinctive Shop Fronts of Listowel

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

11.00 am

Winners’ Readings

The Boys’ School

Thursday 2nd June

11.00am

Book Launches: Paddy Bushe & Gerard Mulvihill

St John’s Theatre

Thursday 2nd June

12.00pm

Book Launch: Ita Daly

Seanchaí Kerry Writers’ Museum

Thursday 2nd June

1.00pm

Lunchtime Theatre: The Everlasting Book Tour

St John’s Theatre

Thursday 2nd June

2.15pm

Meet the Winners

The Boys’ School

Thursday 2nd June

3.30pm

Hilary Fannin & Julie Janson

St John’s Theatre

Thursday 2nd June

4.00pm

Gallery Goes Poetry Event

The Boys’ School

Thursday 2nd June

4.45pm

Caitríona Lally & William Wall

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

6.00pm

A.L. Kennedy

St John’s Theatre

Thursday 2nd June

7.15pm

Jean Echenoz

Seanchaí Kerry Writers’ Museum

Thursday 2nd June

8.00pm

Richard Skinner; The Busby Babes

O’Connor’s “Mike the Pies” Bar

Thursday 2nd June

8.00pm

Literary Pub Trail

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

8.30pm

Paul Muldoon

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Thursday 2nd June

8.30pm

Evening Theatre: The Cripple of Inishmaan

St John’s Theatre

Thursday 2nd June

10.00pm

Poets’ Corner

Christy’s Bar

Friday 3rd June

10.00am

Portraiture Demonstration with PJ Lynch

Olive Stack Gallery

Friday 3rd June

11.00am

Morning Walk

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

11.00am

Unveiling of Maeve Binchy Plaque

Ballybunion

Friday 3rd June

11.30am

Linking Nature and Writing

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

11.30am

A Man of Two Counties

St John’s Theatre

Friday 3rd June

1.00pm

Nuala O’Connor & John MacKenna

Plaza Centre

Friday 3rd June

1.00pm

Lunchtime Theatre: Macklin Method & Madness

St John’s Theatre

Friday 3rd June

2.15pm

Gregory Pardlo & Moya Cannon

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

3.00pm

Commemorating 1916: Remembering O’Rahilly

Plaza Centre

Friday 3rd June

3.00pm

Savyon Liebrecht

Seanchaí Kerry Writers’ Museum

Friday 3rd June

3.30pm

Poetry without Pints

Seanchaí Kerry Writers’ Museum

Friday 3rd June

4.15pm

Danielle McLaughlin & Anthony Glavin

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

6.00pm

Paula Byrne

St John’s Theatre

Friday 3rd June

7.30pm

Patrick deWitt & Anakana Schofield

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

8.30pm

Evening Theatre: Pilgrim

St John’s Theatre

Friday 3rd June

9.30pm

Storytelling Event

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Friday 3rd June

10.00pm

Poet’s Corner

Christy’s Bar

Saturday 4th June

11.00am

Morning Walk – The Bryan MacMahon River Walk

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Saturday 4th June

11.30am

Commemorating 1916: Stinging Fly; In the Wake of the Rising

Plaza Centre

Saturday 4th June

12.00pm

Book Launch: John Fitzgerald

Woulfe’s Bookshop

Saturday 4th June

1.00pm

A. C. Grayling

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Saturday 4th June

1.00pm

Lunchtime Theatre: Overshadowed

St John’s Theatre

Saturday 4th June

2.00pm

The Sheila Barry Memorial Literary & Historical Bus Tour

Departs from Outside The Listowel Arms Hotel

Saturday 4th June

3.30pm

Lucy Caldwell & David Park

Plaza Centre

Saturday 4th June

4.30pm

Joanne Harris

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Saturday 4th June

6.00pm

Tom Holland

St John’s Theatre

Saturday 4th June

7.30pm

Louis de Bernieres

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Saturday 4th June

8.30pm

Evening Theatre: Blithe Spirit

St John’s Theatre

Saturday 4th June

9.00pm

Writers’ Salon

Scribes Coffee House

Sunday 5th June

11.00am

Making a Book Trailer Masterclass with Martina Devlin & David Murphy

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Sunday 5th June

11.00am

Listowel Writers’ Week Mass

St Mary’s Church

Sunday 5th June

12.00pm

Stage Reading of Jury PM

Seanchaí Kerry Writers’ Museum

Sunday 5th June

1.00pm

Lecture: Brendan Balfe

St John’s Theatre

Sunday 5th June

2.30pm

Mary Kennedy

The Listowel Arms Hotel

Sunday 5th June

4.00pm

James Runcie

St John’s Theatre

Sunday 5th June

6.00pm

Poets’ Corner

The Mermaid’s Bar

Sunday 5th June

8.30pm

Evening Theatre: In Light of Salt Rings They Drew

St John’s Theatre

Festival Tickets 2016

Daily front and Back

Available in 2016 ….
The Festival Ticket entitles the bearer access to over 30 literary events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
(Some events may not be included within this price)

Fantastic Value €120.00

Purchase only through the Box Office Telephone
on + 00 353 68 21074

Daily Festival Tickets 2016

Daily front and Back

Available in 2016 ….
The Festival Ticket entitles the bearer access to all literary events on one particular day.
(It does not include some events).

Fantastic Value €40.00

Purchase only through the Box Office Telephone
on + 00 353 68 21074

Ticket Exchange/Refund:
Once Purchased tickets cannot be exchanged or refunds given. Refunds will only be made in the event of a cancelled performance.

Concessions:
Many of our shows have concessions available and they must be requested at the time of booking. They are available for senior citizens, under 18s, full-time students. Proof of eligibility will be required at entrance to event.

Group Bookings:
We offer excellent group booking rates, please contact the Booking Office on + 353 68 21074 with full details of your group.

Parking:
There will be FREE parking available throughout the town for the duration of the Festival courtesy of Kerry County Council