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Architecture
19 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Free Market Bantry Library | Read More
Children's Events
14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: John Boyne St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

16 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Caramel Hearts: E.R. Murray St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

17 July 2019 - 10:00 am Children's Workshop: Create your own accordion book Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: Cethan Leahy St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

18 July 2019 - 10:00 am Children's Workshop: Up & Up: Illustrating Workshop with Mark Wickham St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

18 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Fighting Words St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

19 July 2019 - 10:00 am Children's Workshop: Fighting Words Bantry Library | Read More
Coffee and Chat
15 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee and Chat with Helen Jukes Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

16 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee & Chat with Thom Eagle Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

17 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee & Chat with Raynor Winn Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

19 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee & Chat with Eva Bourke Bantry House Tearooms | Read More
Cork
14 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Catherine Kirwan & Catherine Ryan Howard Bantry Courthouse | Read More

15 July 2019 - 11:30 am Jennifer Russell Bantry Bookshop | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Spotlight on UCC's MA in Creative Writing The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 11:30 am Eibhear Walshe  Bantry Bookshop | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: Cethan Leahy St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

17 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Liz Berry, Doireann Ní Ghríofa & Jessica Traynor The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Denyse Woods: Cork County Council Writer-in-Residence Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 5:00 pm From the Well Bantry Library | Read More
Crime
14 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Catherine Kirwan & Catherine Ryan Howard Bantry Courthouse | Read More
Editor
15 July to 19 July 2019 - 2:00 pm Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Independent Press: No Alibis Press  The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Essay
16 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sinéad Gleeson & Emilie Pine  The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Exhibition
12 July to 19 July 2019 - Free Market: Exhibition Bantry Library | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - Angela Fewer: Eternal Sea Organico | Read More
Fiction
13 July 2019 - 11:30 am Rónán Hession Bantry Bookshop | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:30 pm Kevin Barry Whiddy Island Ferry | Read More

13 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Claire Adam & Jing-Jing Lee Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: John Boyne St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

14 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Catherine Kirwan & Catherine Ryan Howard Bantry Courthouse | Read More

14 July 2019 - 6:30 pm John Boyne & Patrick Gale The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Kit de Waal & Anjali Joseph The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Spotlight on UCC's MA in Creative Writing The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Charlotte Collins The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sebastian Barry & Sarah Crossan The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 11:30 am Eibhear Walshe  Bantry Bookshop | Read More

16 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Craig Davidson, Cherie Dimaline & Heather O'Neill Bantry Library | Read More

16 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Tana French Bantry House | Read More

16 July 2019 - 6:00 pm Launch of the 2019 Fish Anthology The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 11:30 am Nicole Flattery Bantry Bookshop | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Esi Edugyan & Steven Price The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 11:30 am Sarah Davis-Goff Bantry Bookshop | Read More

18 July 2019 - 5:00 pm From the Well Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Tessa Hadley & Hugo Hamilton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Graham Norton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Sarah Moss The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Joseph O’Connor & Paraic O’Donnell The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Food Writing
16 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee & Chat with Thom Eagle Bantry House Tearooms | Read More
Free Events
12 July to 19 July 2019 - Free Market: Exhibition Bantry Library | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - Angela Fewer: Eternal Sea Organico | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - The West Cork Letter Café Organico | Read More

12 July 2019 - 1:00 pm New To The Parish Bantry Library | Read More

12 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Opening Reception of the 21st West Cork Literary Festival Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 11:30 am Rónán Hession Bantry Bookshop | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Thomas McCarthy & Mary Noonan Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Stephen James Smith Bantry Library | Read More

14 July 2019 - 10:30 pm Open Mic Night The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Diarmaid Ferriter Bantry Library | Read More

15 July 2019 - 4:30 pm Ellen Hutchins’ Letters: Plants, Landscape & Literature  Organico | Read More

15 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Open Mic Matinee The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 10:30 pm Open Mic Night The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 11:30 am Eibhear Walshe  Bantry Bookshop | Read More

16 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Lavinia Greacen: J.G. Farrell  Bantry Library | Read More

16 July 2019 - 6:00 pm Launch of the 2019 Fish Anthology The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 10:30 pm Open Mic Night The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 10:00 am Children's Workshop: Create your own accordion book Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 11:30 am Nicole Flattery Bantry Bookshop | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Wendy Erskine & Elske Rahill Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 10:30 pm Open Mic Night The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 9:00 am The Festival Swim The Abbey Strand | Read More

18 July 2019 - 11:30 am Sarah Davis-Goff Bantry Bookshop | Read More

18 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Denyse Woods: Cork County Council Writer-in-Residence Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Fighting Words St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

18 July 2019 - 10:30 pm Open Mic Night The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 10:00 am Children's Workshop: Fighting Words Bantry Library | Read More

19 July 2019 - 11:30 am Ian Maleney Bantry Bookshop | Read More

19 July 2019 - 1:00 pm James Harpur: W.B. Yeats Bantry Library | Read More

19 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Free Market Bantry Library | Read More
Irish Writing
12 July 2019 - 1:00 pm New To The Parish Bantry Library | Read More

12 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Mary Robinson The Maritime Hotel | Read More

13 July 2019 - 11:30 am Rónán Hession Bantry Bookshop | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:30 pm Kevin Barry Whiddy Island Ferry | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Thomas McCarthy & Mary Noonan Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Stephen James Smith Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Stephen James Smith The Maritime Hotel | Read More

13 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 12:30 pm Mark Boyle Future Forests | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: John Boyne St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

14 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Catherine Kirwan & Catherine Ryan Howard Bantry Courthouse | Read More

14 July 2019 - 6:30 pm John Boyne & Patrick Gale The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 11:30 am Jennifer Russell Bantry Bookshop | Read More

15 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Diarmaid Ferriter Bantry Library | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Kit de Waal & Anjali Joseph The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sebastian Barry & Sarah Crossan The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 11:30 am Eibhear Walshe  Bantry Bookshop | Read More

16 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Tana French Bantry House | Read More

16 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Caramel Hearts: E.R. Murray St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

16 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sinéad Gleeson & Emilie Pine  The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 11:30 am Nicole Flattery Bantry Bookshop | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Arnold Thomas Fanning   The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: Cethan Leahy St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

17 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Wendy Erskine & Elske Rahill Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Liz Berry, Doireann Ní Ghríofa & Jessica Traynor The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 11:30 am Sarah Davis-Goff Bantry Bookshop | Read More

18 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Denyse Woods: Cork County Council Writer-in-Residence Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Rosita Boland & Adam Weymouth The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 5:00 pm From the Well Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Tessa Hadley & Hugo Hamilton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Graham Norton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 1:00 pm James Harpur: W.B. Yeats Bantry Library | Read More

19 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Danny Diamond & Tom French Ma Murphy’s | Read More

19 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Joseph O’Connor & Paraic O’Donnell The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Lecture
16 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Lavinia Greacen: J.G. Farrell  Bantry Library | Read More

19 July 2019 - 1:00 pm James Harpur: W.B. Yeats Bantry Library | Read More
Memoir
14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Tracey Thorn The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee and Chat with Helen Jukes Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

16 July 2019 - 6:00 pm Launch of the 2019 Fish Anthology The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Arnold Thomas Fanning   The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Music
19 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Danny Diamond & Tom French Ma Murphy’s | Read More
Nature
14 July 2019 - 12:30 pm Mark Boyle Future Forests | Read More

15 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee and Chat with Helen Jukes Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

15 July 2019 - 4:30 pm Ellen Hutchins’ Letters: Plants, Landscape & Literature  Organico | Read More
Non-Fiction
12 July 2019 - 1:00 pm New To The Parish Bantry Library | Read More

12 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Mary Robinson The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 12:30 pm Mark Boyle Future Forests | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Tracey Thorn The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee and Chat with Helen Jukes Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

15 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Diarmaid Ferriter Bantry Library | Read More

16 July 2019 - 10:00 am Coffee & Chat with Thom Eagle Bantry House Tearooms | Read More

16 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sinéad Gleeson & Emilie Pine  The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Arnold Thomas Fanning   The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Rosita Boland & Adam Weymouth The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Ongoing Event
12 July to 19 July 2019 - Free Market: Exhibition Bantry Library | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - Angela Fewer: Eternal Sea Organico | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - The West Cork Letter Café Organico | Read More
Outdoors
13 July 2019 - 9:30 am Yoga on the Lawn Bantry House Gardens | Read More

13 July 2019 - 3:15 pm Whiddy Island Talk and Festival Walk Whiddy Island | Read More

18 July 2019 - 9:00 am The Festival Swim The Abbey Strand | Read More
Poetry
13 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Thomas McCarthy & Mary Noonan Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Stephen James Smith Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Stephen James Smith The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Anne Carson The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July to 19 July 2019 - 9:30 am Advanced Poetry with Liz Berry Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí | Read More

15 July 2019 - 11:30 am Jennifer Russell Bantry Bookshop | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Spotlight on UCC's MA in Creative Writing The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sebastian Barry & Sarah Crossan The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 6:00 pm Launch of the 2019 Fish Anthology The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Wendy Erskine & Elske Rahill Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Liz Berry, Doireann Ní Ghríofa & Jessica Traynor The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 1:00 pm James Harpur: W.B. Yeats Bantry Library | Read More

19 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Danny Diamond & Tom French Ma Murphy’s | Read More
Professional Learning
15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Spotlight on UCC's MA in Creative Writing The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Bookbinding 101 Forest & Flock | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Independent Press: No Alibis Press  The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Gráinne Fox: Literary Agent  The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Publicity Masterclass with PR Director Elaine Egan  The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Publicity
19 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Publicity Masterclass with PR Director Elaine Egan  The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Readings
12 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Mary Robinson The Maritime Hotel | Read More

13 July 2019 - 11:30 am Rónán Hession Bantry Bookshop | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:30 pm Kevin Barry Whiddy Island Ferry | Read More

13 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Thomas McCarthy & Mary Noonan Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Claire Adam & Jing-Jing Lee Bantry Library | Read More

13 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Stephen James Smith The Maritime Hotel | Read More

13 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 12:30 pm Mark Boyle Future Forests | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Tracey Thorn The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: John Boyne St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

14 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Catherine Kirwan & Catherine Ryan Howard Bantry Courthouse | Read More

14 July 2019 - 6:30 pm John Boyne & Patrick Gale The Maritime Hotel | Read More

14 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Anne Carson The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 11:30 am Jennifer Russell Bantry Bookshop | Read More

15 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Diarmaid Ferriter Bantry Library | Read More

15 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Kit de Waal & Anjali Joseph The Maritime Hotel | Read More

15 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Sebastian Barry & Sarah Crossan The Maritime Hotel | Read More

16 July 2019 - 11:30 am Eibhear Walshe  Bantry Bookshop | Read More

16 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Craig Davidson, Cherie Dimaline & Heather O'Neill Bantry Library | Read More

16 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Tana French Bantry House | Read More

16 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Caramel Hearts: E.R. Murray St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

16 July 2019 - 6:00 pm Launch of the 2019 Fish Anthology The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 11:30 am Nicole Flattery Bantry Bookshop | Read More

17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Arnold Thomas Fanning   The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: Cethan Leahy St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

17 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Wendy Erskine & Elske Rahill Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Esi Edugyan & Steven Price The Maritime Hotel | Read More

17 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Liz Berry, Doireann Ní Ghríofa & Jessica Traynor The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 11:30 am Sarah Davis-Goff Bantry Bookshop | Read More

18 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Denyse Woods: Cork County Council Writer-in-Residence Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Rosita Boland & Adam Weymouth The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 5:00 pm From the Well Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 6:30 pm Tessa Hadley & Hugo Hamilton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

18 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Graham Norton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 11:30 am Ian Maleney Bantry Bookshop | Read More

19 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Sarah Moss The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Joseph O’Connor & Paraic O’Donnell The Maritime Hotel | Read More
Sport
17 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Tadhg Coakley & Mary White Bantry Library | Read More
Teen Events
13 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Stephen James Smith Bantry Library | Read More

14 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: John Boyne St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

16 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Caramel Hearts: E.R. Murray St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Reading: Cethan Leahy St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More

18 July 2019 - 3:00 pm Teenage Workshop: Fighting Words St. Brendan’s Hall | Read More
Travel
18 July 2019 - 2:30 pm Rosita Boland & Adam Weymouth The Maritime Hotel | Read More
West Cork
12 July to 19 July 2019 - Free Market: Exhibition Bantry Library | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - Angela Fewer: Eternal Sea Organico | Read More

12 July to 19 July 2019 - The West Cork Letter Café Organico | Read More

15 July 2019 - 11:30 am Jennifer Russell Bantry Bookshop | Read More

15 July 2019 - 1:00 pm Diarmaid Ferriter Bantry Library | Read More

15 July 2019 - 4:30 pm Ellen Hutchins’ Letters: Plants, Landscape & Literature  Organico | Read More

16 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Lavinia Greacen: J.G. Farrell  Bantry Library | Read More

17 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Wendy Erskine & Elske Rahill Bantry Library | Read More

18 July 2019 - 8:30 pm Graham Norton The Maritime Hotel | Read More

19 July 2019 - 5:00 pm Free Market Bantry Library | Read More

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