The festival, formerly known as The Kate O’Brien Weekend, will be celebrating its 4oth anniversary this year. Beginning in 1984 to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Limerick-born writer Kate O’Brien, the festival continues to honour the life and works of the author while attracting prominent participants from home and abroad.

Mary Morrissy

Mary Morrissy

Date: Sat 24 Feb, 11.15AM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12
Mary will be reading from 'Penelope Unbound', her latest book.
Claire Keegan

Claire Keegan

Date: Sun 25 Feb, 3.30PM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12
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William Sieghart

William Sieghart

Date: Sat 24 Feb, 3.00PM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12
Readings and a discussion of ‘The Poetry Pharmacy Forever'.

“Literature is forever the lamp of truth…”