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Frances Browne Literary Festival
Ballybofey, Co. Donegal
13 October - 16 October 2022
The Annual Frances Browne Literary Festival celebrates the life and literary legacy of Frances Browne, the Blind Poetess of Ulster - the most important writer ever to emerge from Donegal's Finn Valley, in the North West of Ireland.

The Festival's inspiration is Frances Browne who was, at one time, the best-known writer of fairy tales in the British Isles and much of the world.

Ranging across poetry, prose, music, talks, family events, workshops for children & teenagers, the festival is all about encouraging local and international literary talent in Irish, English and Ulster Scots.

One of the highlights of the Festival is the Multilingual Poetry Competition.

The key-note speaker at this year’s Festival is the Donegal poet - Annemarie Ní Churreáin - who will be leading writing workshops.

This event is supported by Donegal County Council, Creative Ireland, Finn Valley Voice, Ballybofey Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce, Balor Arts Centre.

Free and paid events

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13 October - 16 October 2022



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Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, Ireland
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