In this year of the Gathering, a full programme of events is planned around the annual SiarScéal Festival, from the launch of the 'Painting Words' exhibition on the 7th March, to the 'Gathering Gala Concert' on 9th March in Gleeson's Town House.
You can enjoy bilingual recitals and readings from award winners. Among the guests will be the Canadian Ambassador and Eleanor McGrath, the Canadian author and producer will attend a Q&A session, as well as a special screening of her Irish/Canadian film 'Kanta, an Irish Story'. Full weekend details can be found on the downloadable Programme of Events.
The theme for this year's Award is "The Gathering" and the closing date for entries is Friday 15 February 2013, and the Literary Award is open in a number of different categories including poems no longer than 60 lines and short stories/prose no longer than 500 words. Full details can be found HERE.