Annual support from our loyal Patrons enables us to:

  • Showcase the very best in contemporary writing from Ireland and across the world by both established and emerging writers.
  • Promote Listowel as a National and International creative and cultural hub.
  • Provide inspirational opportunities for children and young people to engage in creative writing and reading activities.
  • Annual single patronage is €150 and twin patronage is €250.

If you wish to become a Patron or receive more information, please contact Eilish Wren, Festival Manager on +353 68 21074 or email:

Oliver & Sally O’Neill
Tom & Rose Wall
Michael & Eilish Wren
Dillon Prendiville Auctioneers
Jennifer Stack – CoCo Boutique
John Cashel – Cashell Solicitors
Lizzy Lyons – Lizzy’s Little Kitchen
Vincent Carmody
Danny Hannon
Martin Moore
Monica Quill – North County House
Liam McElligott –  Billeragh House Hostel
Noélle Hegarty
Mary Costelloe – Áras Mhuire
Jerry O’Connor – Pharmacy & Opticians
Fidelma Trant – Trant’s Pharmacy
Aiden O’Connor – Mike the Pies Bar
Sheila Enright – Glamour Beauty Salon

Billy & Ursula O’Connor – Doctor’s Surgery
Frank & Maeve Waldron Lynch
Sean & Louise Moriarty – Dental Surgery
Tom & Mary O’Connor – Taxi
Anthony McElhinney – The Kingdom Bar
Sean Stack
Mags Delicatessan
Clodagh O’Sullivan – TaeLane Store
John & Marion Walsh
Joan Carmody -Palmgrove House B&B
Grainne Murphy
Pierse Walsh –  John R’s Foodhall
Éamon O Murchú
Héléna Breathnach – Casa Mia Ristorante
Danny Russell -Changes Hair Salon
Gerry Lynn -Harnett’s Pharmacy
Martina O’Connor – The Grape & Grain
Christy Walsh -Christy’s Bar