Strokestown Poetry Festival
27th April – 1st May 2017

Events

2017 Ticketed Events: Please click on the event image below for which you would like to buy a ticket
Go to Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin & Vincent Woods – €10

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin & Vincent Woods – €10

An evening with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Vincent Woods – 8.30pm, Saturday 29th April, The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.

Go to Poetry writing workshop Paddy Bushe – €10

Poetry writing workshop Paddy Bushe – €10

Poetry Writing Workshop with Paddy Bushe, Friday 28th April, 2-4pm, Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.

Go to Sunday Miscellany – €10

Sunday Miscellany – €10

A special recording of RTÉ Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany at Strokestown, with writers from the festival and the locality, and a diverse range of live music. Not to be missed! Monday 1st May, 12.00pm, Scoil Mhuire, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon

Go to Sarah Clancy – FREE

Sarah Clancy – FREE

Sarah Clancy with support from members of the Hermit Collective – Strokestown Park House, Thursday 27th April 7.30pm, in conjunction with Roscommon Councy Council – Poetry Day Ireland Event No Charge

Go to Doireann Ní Ghríofa – FREE

Doireann Ní Ghríofa – FREE

Doireann Ní Ghríofa in conversation with Paddy Bushe

Maura Dooley – FREE

Maura Dooley & Cathal O’Searcaigh

James Harpur – FREE

James Harpur – Talk – Flights of Imagination: the golden chain of poetry through the ages’

“An Invitation To Poetry”

The Strokestown International Poetry Festival was founded in 1999. It takes place annually on the first weekend of May, in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. The weekend provides a world-renowned forum for excellence in poetry. Strokestown is famous for the large audiences that attend all readings and allied to the welcome, the friendliness and the scenery, the weekend is an unforgettable experience and a thrilling immersion in contemporary poetry.

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Mike Byrne,  Lawrence Kessenich, Anni Wilton-Jones, Dhimiter Pojanaku & Elizabeth O’Connell-Thompson