Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend

The annual weekender returns with a packed programme paying homage to the work of the great writer

Festival Details


Friday, 11 September 2015 to Sunday, 13 September 2015


Strule Arts Centre



This is the 14th Annual Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend and once again promises to bring you a top class range of speakers over the 3 days reflecting on the work of Benedict Kiely.

The Friday evening commences with the Official Launch of the Weekend and the specially commissioned exhibition by Susan Mannion.  Also on the Friday evening will be the first event of the weekend, a Panel Discussion with Dervla Murphy and Mohammed Samaana entitled "Palestine and The One State Solution".  The discussion will be Chaired by Yaser Alashqar.

The weekend continues with appearances from Martina Devlin, Conor McCloskey, Colette Bryce, Mark Graham and Michael Harding.