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West Cork Literary Festival
Bantry, Co. Cork
8 July - 15 July 2022
The West Cork Literary Festival, is a week-long celebration of writing and reading, with a varied and extensive programme which takes place in and around the town of Bantry from 08 - 15 July 2022.

A firmly established highlight of the Irish Literary calendar, famous Irish and international writers, as well as established and emerging writers, gather each year. There are master classes, readings, and workshops, as well as interviews with authors, book launches, and a myriad of other events.

The long list of visitors to Bantry this year includes names like Colm Tóibín, Jane Casey, Paul Muldoon, Zadie Smith & West Cork Native, Louise O’Neill whose latest novel, Idol has been published to critical and popular acclaim.

Many events are free, others are ticketed, prices vary.

Readers are advised to check with the venue before relying on the details published here.

Event details



8 July - 15 July 2022


Start 17:00End 22:00


From €5

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Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland
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