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 9th – 14th, 2018


Featuring: Sally Rooney, Alice Kinsella, Eileen Dunne, Mary Kennedy, Terry McDonagh, Martin Dyar, Pat McCabe, Ann Chambers, Dominic Price, Fionnuala O'Kelly, Margaret Hickey, Patricia Byrne, John Healy, Martin Carney...

Click here to see our full programme of events for 2017.