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A Celebration of Derek Mahon

EVENT IS SOLD OUT A celebration of Derek Mahon will take place in the Trident Hotel on Saturday Oct 2nd. The evening of poetry and song will feature John Spillane, David Peare, Alannah Hopkin, Matthew Geden, Gerry Wrixon  Katherine Boucher Beug and Joachim Beug. Speakers will read selected favourite poems and John Spillane will share […]

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Short Story Competition 2020 for writers aged 8 – 11

Words By Water: Kinsale Literary Festival is delighted to welcome entries to the Words By Water Short Story Award (Ages 8-11). Writers are invited to submit a short story of up to 1000 words. Maximum of one entry per entrant Prize for competition: 1st Prize is €50 in book vouchers plus publication in The Echo. […]

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Short Story Competition 2020 for writers aged 12-16

Words By Water: Kinsale Literary Festival is delighted to welcome entries to the Words By Water Short Story Award (Ages 12-16). Writers are invited to submit a short story of up to 1500 words. Maximum of one entry per entrant. Prize for competition: 1st Prize is €100 in book vouchers plus publication in The Echo. […]

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