There will also be a workshop for school students. The festival will be themed (though not exclusively) to celebrate coastal landscape and maritime life and heritage.
Saturday 5 September 2015
10.45am-1pm: Spoken Word Competition at whiteRoom, The Square, Castletownbere, with a first prize of €100 and a second prize of €50.
2pm – 4.30pm: Poetry workshop at The Sarah Walker Gallery, The Pier, Castletownbere, led by Afric McGlinchey.
2pm – 4.00pm: Poetry workshop for school students at The Library, The Square, Castletownbere, led by Annette Skade. Free admission.
6.00pm: Readings and awards from the Wild Atlantic Words open and school students’ poetry competitions, at The Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere. Free admission.
9.00pm: Open mic poetry readings — venue to be announced. Free admission — all welcome.
Sunday 6 September
11am – 1.30pm: Poetry workshop at The Sarah Walker Gallery, The Pier, Castletownbere, led by Breda Wall Ryan.
2.30pm: Poetry readings by Afric McGlinchey, Annette Skade, and Breda Wall Ryan at whiteRoom, The Square, Castletownbere. Free admission.
Full details on website.