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Sebastian Barry at the Hinterland Festival


There are very few Irish authors who have achieved the acclaim of Sebastian Barry. He was a poet before he became a successful playwright, but these days he is most acclaimed as a multi-award winning novelist. His novels include The … Continue reading

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Patricia Scanlan at the Hinterland Festival


Patricia (“I Love Men Really”) Scanlan came to the Hinterland Festival in Kells last weekend and her adoring public are still raving about her. She has a Bette Midler sort of warmth and if her wit is slightly less bawdy … Continue reading

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The Irish Writers Centre at Hinterland


On Friday afternoon, the Irish Writers Association came to the Hinterland Festival in Kells. Events Officer Kate Cunningham talked eloquently about the many benefits the Centre has to offer the beginning, emerging, or professional writer. The Irish Writers’ Centre which … Continue reading

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