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Sunday
7 July

2013

Opening of the 15th West Cork Literary Festival

Opening of the 15th West Cork Literary Festival

7 July 2013
18:00 PM
Admission: Free

Ahdaf Soueif in conversation with Denyse Woods

Ahdaf Soueif in conversation with Denyse Woods

7 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €15

Droppin the Act present The Freedom Poetry Show

Droppin the Act present The Freedom Poetry Show

7 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

7 July 2013
23:15
Admission: Free

Monday
8 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Ahdaf Soueif

Coffee & Chat with Ahdaf Soueif

8 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €15

Kristin Gleeson Reading: Selkie Dreams

Kristin Gleeson Reading: Selkie Dreams

8 July 2013
Admission: Free

Kate Mosse Reading: Citadel

Kate Mosse Reading: Citadel

8 July 2013
Admission: Free

Amnesty International: Exploring the Voices of the Silenced with Colm O’Gorman

Amnesty International: Exploring the Voices of the Silenced with Colm O’Gorman

8 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €10

Masters of Deception: The Biographers’ Encounters with Myths, Lies, Beauty and Genius

Masters of Deception: The Biographers’ Encounters with Myths, Lies, Beauty and Genius (With Nicholas Fox Weber)

8 July 2013
Admission: €18

Children’s Event with Julie O’Callaghan

Children’s Event with Julie O’Callaghan

8 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Letter Café Launch with Philip Hensher

Letter Café Launch with Philip Hensher

8 July 2013
16:00
Admission: Free

Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes with Mary & Bryan Talbot

Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes with Mary & Bryan Talbot (CANCELLED)

8 July 2013
17:00
Admission: €18

The Olive Route Comes to the Screen with Carol Drinkwater

The Olive Route Comes to the Screen with Carol Drinkwater

8 July 2013
18:30
Admission: €18

An Evening with Deirdre Madden

An Evening with Deirdre Madden

8 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €15

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

8 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Tuesday
9 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Kate Mosse

Coffee & Chat with Kate Mosse

9 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €8

Tina Pisco Reading: Her Kind

Tina Pisco Reading: Her Kind

9 July 2013
11:15
Admission: Free

Michael Harding Reading: Staring at Lakes

Michael Harding Reading: Staring at Lakes

9 July 2013
13:00
Admission: Free

The Missing Ink with Philip Hensher

The Missing Ink with Philip Hensher

9 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €18

A Reading by Ken Taylor

A Reading by Ken Taylor

9 July 2013
14:30 PM
Admission: Free

Monster Doodle Event with Niamh Sharkey

Monster Doodle Event with Niamh Sharkey

9 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Writing Across the Pond: Three Paths to Publication in North America

Writing Across the Pond: Three Paths to Publication in North America

9 July 2013
15:45
Admission: €18

Julie O’Callaghan Reading and Celebration of the Work of Dennis O’Driscoll

Julie O’Callaghan Reading and Celebration of the Work of Dennis O’Driscoll

9 July 2013
17:00
Admission: Free

Ocean of Life: How Our Seas are Changing with Callum Roberts

Ocean of Life: How Our Seas are Changing with Callum Roberts

9 July 2013
18:30
Admission: €18

An Evening with Anne Enright

An Evening with Anne Enright

9 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €15

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

9 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Wednesday
10 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Sheryl Cornett

Coffee & Chat with Sheryl Cornett (A Jane Austen for our Time: Reading Rosamunde Pilcher's The Shell Seekers)

10 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €8

Lane Ashfeldt Reading: SaltWater

Lane Ashfeldt Reading: SaltWater

10 July 2013
11:15
Admission: Free

Peter Murphy Reading: Shall We Gather at the River

Peter Murphy Reading: Shall We Gather at the River

10 July 2013
13:00
Admission: Free

On Writing Nature with Ruth Padel

On Writing Nature with Ruth Padel

10 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €18

Darren Shan Unveils His Radical New Zom-B Series

Darren Shan Unveils His Radical New Zom-B Series

10 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Stop Drifting, Start Rowing with Roz Savage

Stop Drifting, Start Rowing with Roz Savage (One Woman's Search for Happiness and Meaning on the Pacific)

10 July 2013
15:30
Admission: €18

Deborah Levy Reading: Black Vodka

Deborah Levy Reading: Black Vodka

10 July 2013
17:00
Admission: Free

Launch of 2013 Fish Anthology

Launch of 2013 Fish Anthology

10 July 2013
18:30
Admission: Free

An Evening with Nuruddin Farah

An Evening with Nuruddin Farah

10 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €15

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

10 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Thursday
11 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Roz Savage

Coffee & Chat with Roz Savage (Ocean Rower and Environmentalist - How did she do it?)

11 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €8

An Underwater Adventure with Ruth Galloway

An Underwater Adventure with Ruth Galloway

11 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €5

Jamie O’Connell Reading: Some Sort of Beauty

Jamie O’Connell Reading: Some Sort of Beauty

11 July 2013
11:15
Admission: Free

Pop-up Sharks with Ruth Galloway

Pop-up Sharks with Ruth Galloway

11 July 2013
11:30
Admission: €5

Gerard Stembridge Reading: The Effect of Her

Gerard Stembridge Reading: The Effect of Her

11 July 2013
13:00
Admission: Free

Beast Quest!

Beast Quest! (A very special event for children aged 7 to 12)

11 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Writing Crazy Love with Barbara Claypole White

Writing Crazy Love with Barbara Claypole White

11 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €18

Cassandra’s Star: Jane Austen’s Nieces in Ireland with Sophia Hillan

Cassandra’s Star: Jane Austen’s Nieces in Ireland with Sophia Hillan

11 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €18

Let’s Talk Words with Magi Gibson, Peter Murphy and Ian Macpherson

Let’s Talk Words with Magi Gibson, Peter Murphy and Ian Macpherson

11 July 2013
16:00
Admission: €10

Beth Powning Reading: The Sea Captain’s Wife

Beth Powning Reading: The Sea Captain’s Wife

11 July 2013
17:00
Admission: Free

A Novel in a Year with Louise Doughty

A Novel in a Year with Louise Doughty

11 July 2013
18:30
Admission: €18

An Evening with Melvyn Bragg

An Evening with Melvyn Bragg

11 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €20

Performance by Jimmy Crowley and Members of the Songwriting Workshop

Performance by Jimmy Crowley and Members of the Songwriting Workshop

11 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

11 July 2013
23:15
Admission: Free

Friday
12 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Kate Thompson

Coffee & Chat with Kate Thompson

12 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €8

Susan Stairs Reading: The Story Before

Susan Stairs Reading: The Story Before

12 July 2013
11:15
Admission: Free

Pat Boran Reading: The New Life

Pat Boran Reading: The New Life

12 July 2013
13:00
Admission: Free

Teen Reading with Dave Lordan and workshop participants

Teen Reading with Dave Lordan and workshop participants

12 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Writer Idol

Writer Idol (with Kate Thompson, Jonathan Williams, Francesca Main & Louise Doughty)

12 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €18

Things I Don’t Want To Know

Things I Don’t Want To Know (A Talk by Deborah Levy)

12 July 2013
14:30 PM
Admission: €10

Bantry Library Writers’ Group Reading

Bantry Library Writers’ Group Reading (A Special Reading chaired by Paul O'Donoghue)

12 July 2013
16:00
Admission: Free

Reading by Claire Kilroy & Louise Doughty

Reading by Claire Kilroy & Louise Doughty

12 July 2013
17:00
Admission: Free

The Sea, The Sea: A Celebration of the Sea in Literature

The Sea, The Sea: A Celebration of the Sea in Literature (With Beth Powning, Pat Boran & Claire Kilroy. Chaired by Ruth Padel)

12 July 2013
18:30
Admission: €15

An Evening with Mary Robinson

An Evening with Mary Robinson

12 July 2013
20:30
Admission: €22

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

Open Mike with Paul O’Donoghue

12 July 2013
22:30
Admission: Free

Saturday
13 July

2013

Coffee & Chat with Joy Larkcom

Coffee & Chat with Joy Larkcom

13 July 2013
10:00
Admission: €8

Writing Group Forum

Writing Group Forum (Open discussion chaired by Paul O'Donoghue)

13 July 2013
10:30
Admission: Free

Special Island Event with Tim Severin, James Harpur and Billy O’Callaghan

Special Island Event with Tim Severin, James Harpur and Billy O’Callaghan

13 July 2013
13:00 (Ferry leaves 12:15)
Admission: €10

Mary Noonan Book Signing: The Fado House

Mary Noonan Book Signing: The Fado House

13 July 2013
14:00
Admission: Free

Children’s Event with Chrissie Gittins

Children’s Event with Chrissie Gittins

13 July 2013
14:30
Admission: €5

Literary Tea

Literary Tea (Jane Murray-Flutter speaks about the life & work of her mother Rumer Godden)

13 July 2013
15:30
Admission: €25

IMRAM - Irish Language Event

IMRAM - Irish Language Event

13 July 2013
19:30
Admission: €10

Pop-Up Poet

Pop-Up Poet


Admission: Free

Art of Sound Exhibition

Art of Sound Exhibition (A Glimpse Into the Creativity of Irish Composers)


Admission: Free