Celebrating the literary tradition of Ireland’s west coast
— Wild Atlantic Words Literary Festival
 
 

Wild Atlantic Words literary festival takes place in Castlebar, Co Mayo, every October. The festival aims to celebrate the literary heritage of our rugged coastline over a weekend of readings, recitals, debates and reflection, while also acknowledging our new and emerging writers. 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:

Wild Atlantic Words Festival, Castlebar, Co Mayo, October 8th – 14th, 2018

Featuring: Mary Robinson | Pat McCabe | Mary Kennedy | Eileen Dunne | Anne Chambers | Enda Kenny | Martin Carney | John Healy | Alice Kinsella | Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell | Michael & Jim O’Connor | Anthony Broderick | Diarmuid De Faoite | Margaret Hickey | Martin Dyar | Louise Kennedy | Eoin McNamee | Michael Nolan | Patrick Durcan | Ivor Hamrock | John Hoban

CLICK HERE TO SEE THIS YEAR’S FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

 

With thanks to: 

Castle Bookshop | The Linenhall Arts Centre | Mayo County Library | SiobhanFoody.com | Bridge Street | Mayo County Council | Rua | Breaffy House Hotel | Gnó Mhaigh Eo | Noo Chocolates | All of our sponsors, supporters and special guests

WAW is supported by the Creative Ireland Programme, an all-of-Government five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which places creativity at the centre of public policy. Further information from creative.ireland.ie and ireland.ie

 
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