Children & Teens Literary Festival

Within the West Cork Literary Festival, the Children and Young Adult’s Festival has developed into a rich and varied programme of events for young people, from age four up to teens.  

PJ Lynch Laureate na nOg and The Big Picture

Readings and workshops are given and led by award-winning writers and Workshop topics include comic books, illustration, picture storybooks, writing and reading poetry, devising plots and inventing characters.  

For more information on our West Cork Literary Festival click here.

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2022 Literary Festival Events for Children & YA

Past Events

Friday 8 July 2022

CANCELLED - Words Allowed: Teenage Writers with Dave Lordan and E.R. Murray

8 July to 10 July 2022
St. Brendan’s Hall
€125
Saturday 9 July 2022

Áine Ní Ghlinn: Poetry Workshop for Children

9 July 202210:00 am
Bantry Library
Free but ticketed
Tuesday 12 July 2022

Creative Writing with Caroline O'Donoghue

12 July 20225:00 pm
St. Brendan’s Hall
€10
Wednesday 13 July 2022

Caroline O'Donoghue & Mary Watson

13 July 20222:30 pm
The Maritime Hotel
€10
Thursday 14 July 2022
Previous Proper Book event

Properbook: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Writing for Children and Teens

14 July 202211:00 am
The Maritime Hotel
€15
Friday 15 July 2022

Shane Hegarty: The Shop of Impossible Ice Creams

15 July 202211:30 am
St. Brendan’s Hall
€7

NEW DATE: Alex Barclay: My Heart & Other Breakables

15 July 20221:30 pm
St. Brendan’s Hall
€7