PROGRAMME 2018

Thursday 15th

 

Book Launch The Crowded Earth

Author: David Whelan

Custom House Studio

7.00pm

FREE

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Exhibition Another Country

Clew Bay Hotel

Throughout festival

FREE

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Friday 16th

 

Live Broadcast

“The Last Word” with Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper’s Today FM radio show with guests from The Rolling Sun Book Festival

Westport Town Hall Theatre

4.30 - 7pm

FREE

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Book Launch Maud Gonne’s Men

With Westport Historial Society

Author: Anthony Jordan

The Book Shop

6.00pm

FREE

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Festival Opening and Supper Event

Paul Howard and Matt Cooper in conversation with Lise Hand

Music from Coda

Clew Bay Hotel

8.00pm

€35

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Saturday 17th

 

Workshop

Screenwriters Workshop with Lindsay J. Sedgwick

The Sean Staunton Room, Westport Town Hall Theatre

11.30am

FREE

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Independent Thinking

On the Couch with Claire Grady talking with author Stefanie Preissner

2.30pm

Venue W Cinema Westport

€15

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Book Reading from Cupid on Trial

By author Brian Jory

5pm

McLoughlins Book Shop

FREE

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From Russia With Love

Conor O’Clery and his wife Zhanna talk to Rick O’Shea about his new book The Shoemaker and his Daughter

8.30pm

Westport Town Hall Theatre

€15

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Sunday 18th

 

On the Edge

Historian and author Diarmaid Ferriter reading from and discussing his new book On The Edge: Ireland’s Offshore Islands, A Modern History.

Followed by Q&A.

12.00pm

Clew Bay Hotel

€15

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