October 3, 2023
Every first Tuesday of the month! Join us for photography meet up. Are you passionate about capturing moments, exploring new angles, and sharing your love for photography? We invite shutterbugs of all levels to come together to exchange ideas, learn from each other, and simply indulge in the joy of photography.
An exploration of colour and its application onto surfaces, flooding thin layers of paint over board with large brushes, letting the paint settle into crevices, hollows, letting the paint seep into collaged paper, while always keeping the softness of the callaghs in mind.
The festival is delighted to welcome Emma Donoghue for the first time. Her new novel, Learned By Heart is the breath-taking story of two young girls on the margins of life, forging a connection that will last forever.
Vona Groarke & Kit De Waal in conversation with Paula Shields. In this event the two writers will discuss the overlaps, similarities and distinctions between form, content and style in their writing of fiction, poetry, memoir and essays.
October 7, 2023
This year’s ever popular school’s poetry competition will be judged by poet Eileen Sheehan. Eileen looks forward to seeing all the entries and enjoys the wonderful poetry written by 3rd to 6th class students in Primary schools in the Nenagh area.
Rural Ireland meets the Middle East in a plot which follows middle aged farmer Paddy, whose lust for life has long vanished. A trip to the ancient city of Petra in Jordan encourages him to feel a fresh wonder for the world, develop new friendships and begin an exciting love affair…with himself.