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Laois Leaves Literary Festival 2014

Various locations

7th November 2014

Friday the 7th Nov at 8.00pm, the Laois Arthouse & Library, Stradbally- readings from bestselling novelist Donal Ryan and poet Louis de Paor. Music by Uilleann Piper, Séan Mc Keon.

Sat 8th Nov –at 8pm- an evening with Sr Caravaggio, in Castle Durrow Hotel, , with contributors to the novel Peter Cunningham, Cormac Millar, Peter Sheridan and Eilís Ní Dhuibhne. Music by Andeas Balke.

Sat 8th Nov-Workshops for young people aged 15-20 with Colm Keegan - 11-2pm – 2.30 to 4pm - in the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise- editing and preparing work for reading on stage-cost €10. Followed by free Open Mic event at 4.30pm.

Sunday 9th Nov at Noon in Castle Durrow Hotel - Readings by Poet and Novelist Mary Ó Donnell, Poet Noel Monahan and music by Vocalese.

Tickets €12 or €30 covering all 3 evening events. Bookings Tel: 057 8663355. www.dunamaise.ie and more info contact The Arts Office, Laois County Council T: 057 8664033/13 E: artsoff@laoiscoco.ie Website: www.laois.ie

Castle Durrow Hotel is offering an early bird dinner prior to Meeting Sister Caravaggio , €25 per head. Contact Castle Durrow Hotel on 057-8736555

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