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To kick off the 2023 festival, Doire Press writers, Fergus Cronin (Night Music), winner of the 2022 Maria Edgeworth prize, and novelist, dramatist and poet Órfhlaith Foyle (Three Houses in Rome) read from their remarkable new short story collections.Following their passionate and compelling performances, Fergus and Órfhlaith answered questions from the audience.

Award-winning playwright and national treasure Marina Carr (Audrey or Sorrow, Girl at the Altar, Hecuba, The Bog of Cats) appeared in St Peter’s church on Sunday, September 24th, 2023 to read from a selection of her works and answer questions from the audience.

Benjamin Wood took to the stage of the Stella Maris Centre as part of our 2023 festival to deliver a lively, educational, and entertaining lecture on the role research plays in fiction writing. Benjamin Wood is the author of four acclaimed novels: The Bellwether Revivals (2012), The Ecliptic (2015), A Station on the Path to Somewhere Better (2018), and,

It was our sincere pleasure to host 13-year-old Ukrainian author, Yeva Skalietska and Wexford-based children’s author Caroline Busher in St Peter’s Church, as part of our 2023 festival.Yeva Skalietska is a 13-year-old Ukrainian girl who grew up living with her granny in Kharkiv, near the Russian border. She loves learning languages, bowling,

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