6th Annual Bailieborough Poetry Festival



The 2018 festival is commencing on Thursday 4th October 2018. In keeping with past festivals, the festival will open with an art exhibition by renowned artist Ruth McDonnell.


Thursday 4th October 

Bailieborough Library 7:00pm by Prof. Iggy McGovern.


This event will include a ready of selected poems by members of LitLab and will finish across the road in The Square Bar with more words and music by local artists. 


Friday 5th October

Murtagh's Lounge 7:30pm : 'Poetry in the lounge' featuring Brendan McCann, Enda Wyley and Conor Maguire


Saturday 6th October

Bailieborough Library 10:00am -1:00pm : Poetry Workshop by Enda Wyley


Bailie Hotel 10:00am - 1:00pm : Poetry Workshop by Annemarie Ní Churreáin (beginners)


Bailie Shamerock Suite, Bailie Hotel 2:30pm : The Irish Writers Centre launch their Poetry Master Class Series


4:00pm Bailiebrough Poetry Prize Presentation


Murtagh's Lounge

7.30pm reading by PJ Kennedy

8.30pm reading by Annemarie Ní Churreáin

9.30pm Jonathan Creasy features the music and life of Bob Dylan


To download the full festival programme click HERE

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Date and time:

04 October 2018 to 07 October 2018

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