Upcoming Events – July 2019

Bantry Bookshop is formal venue for 2019 West Cork Literary Festival and will host daily author events, including:

Saturday July 13, 2019:

11:30 Ronan Hession reading from Leonard and the Hungry Paul

Monday July 15, 2019

11:30 Jennifer Russell reading from Backlit, her debut collection of poems

Tuesday July 16, 2019

11:30 Eibhear Walshe reading from his latest novel The Trumpet Shall Sound: A Novel about the celebrated composer Georg Handel, in Dublin for the first performance of his new work Messiah

Wednesday July 17, 2019

11:30 Nicole Flattery reading from her Show The a Good Time, her magnificently accomplished collection of short stories.

Thursday July 18, 2019

11:30 Sara Davis-Goff reads from her debut novel Last Ones Left Alive, a dystopian tale set on an island off the west coast of Ireland.

Friday July 19, 2019

11:30 Ian Maleneyreads from his debut part-memoir, part-exploration about his grandfather and the effects of Alzheimer’s on his family.

Festival Fringe Events

On Monday July 15, 2019, at 5:15pm Bantry Bookshop will be hosting the launch of Madeline Hutchins’ new book Ellen Hutchins: Ireland’s First Female Botanist about the life and work of her great, great grand aunt, Ellen Hutchins.

On Tuesday July 16, 2019, Bantry Bookshop is delighted to be hosting a reading by celebrated poet, writer, broadcaster, translator, signer and raconteur, Gabriel Fitzmaurice.  Gabriel will be reading a selection from his latest work, A Farewell to Poetry.

All events are free.