Cuirt International Festival of Literature (19 - 24 April)
See and hear the world's leading writers on your doorstep. A host of writers from EU accession states, Ireland and beyond. Readings, comedy, theatre, film and much more. Details from Galway Arts Centre website: Click here!
Stokestown International Poetry Festival (29 April - 2 May)
Founded in 1999 the Strokestown International Poetry Festival has gone from strength to strength. The festival is now well established as one of the leading literary festivals in Ireland. Its origins are rooted in the songs and poetry of the area around the local mountain Sliabh Bán. The tradition of verse lives on and can now be enjoyed by a wider audience each May Bank Holiday Weekend. Click here for more details!
Walking the Ancient Celtic Way (30 April - 7 May)
Celtic heritage: holy places, ancient rituals, old myths and legends, early celtic church etc. with recognized scholars on Celtic heritage. Click here for more details!