Cúirt 2017

cuirtCúirt International Festival of Literature 2017 is on from the 23rd to the 30th of April.You can find the books of all the authors featured this year here in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.Like every year, we also have a pop up shop in the Town Hall Theater for the duration of the festival.Information about this year's events and the festival's detailed schedule are available on Cúirt's official website.  

Cúirt Events Sunday the 24th of April 2016

cuirtCuirt International Festival of Literature events for Sunday the 24th of April:
  • 'The Long Gaze Back' Panel Discussion Town Hall Theatre Galway (2pm)
  • 'Women Objects; Leading the Disruptions, Inspirations, Aspirations' Town Hall Theatre Galway (3:15pm)
  • 'Far From Literature We Were Reared' Roisin Dubh (8pm)
  • 'Bardess at Brunch' The King's Head Galway (12 noon)
  • Cúirt Labs with Juno Dawson, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Aistear, Simon Van Booy, Selina Nwulu, Charles Bock, Sarah Maria Griffin, The Sky Babies, Youth Forum, Galway Community Circus and Furbo

For information or tickets see The Cúirt website or Town Hall Theatre Galway.

Cúirt Events Saturday the 23rd of April 2016

cuirtCuirt International Festival of Literature events for Saturday the 23rd of April:
  • Cúirt Labs with Juno Dawson, Shona Shirley MacDonald, Aistear, Simon Van Booy, Selina Nwulu, Charles Bock, Sarah Maria Griffin, The Sky Babies, Youth Forum, Galway Community Circus and Furbo
  • 'Taste' Roisin Dubh (3pm)
  • 'Fís na Fuiseoige' An Taibhdhearc (11am)
  • 'Songs from a Room' Tracy Bruen The King's Head Galway (1pm)
  • 'Show Up & Show Off' Galway Youth Arts Alliance, Siobhán Parkinson in conversation with Patricia Forde (7pm)
  • Athena Farrokhzad, Selina Nwulu and Rebecca Perry Town Hall Theatre Galway (11am)
  • Leslie Jamison in conversation with Sinead Gleeson Nuns Island Theatre (12 noon)
  • Joshua Ferris and Lisa McInerney Town Hall Theatre Galway (1pm)
  • Louise O' Neill and Rachel B.Glaser Town Hall Theatre Galway (3pm)
  • Jennifer Johnston and Belinda McKeon Town Hall Theatre Galway (4:30pm)
  • Rita Ann Higgins, Colette Bryce and Karen Solie Town Hall Theatre Galway (6:30pm)
  • Mike McCormack and John Banville Town Hall Theatre Galway (8:30pm)
  • 'Our Teacher's a Troll' by Dennis Kelly Nuns Island Theatre (9:30am & 3pm)
  • 'Some Girls' by Neil La Bute Galway Arts Centre (8pm)

For information or tickets see The Cúirt website or Town Hall Theatre Galway.

Cúirt Events Friday the 22nd of April 2016

cuirtCúirt International Festival of Literature events for Friday the 22nd of April:'Songs from a Room' Johnny Duham The King's Head Galway (1pm)Cúirt in the Latin Quarter Cupán Tae Galway(11am)Cúirt in the Latin Quarter McDonagh's Fish and Chips (4pm)'Poems of Patience' Colette Bryce University College Hospital (11am)Kirsty Logan and Joanna Walsh Town Hall Theatre (1pm)Miriam Toews Town Hall Theatre(4pm)Donal Ryan and Charles Bock Town Hall Theatre(6:30pm)'Mise Raiftearai An Fíodóir Focal' An Taibhdhearc (8pm)'Our Teacher's a Troll' by Dennis Kelly Nun's Island Theatre (10am)'What Foremothers' Nun's Island theatre (3pm)'Some Girls' by Neil La Bute Galway Arts Centre (8pm)For information or tickets see The Cúirt website or Town Hall Theatre Galway.

Cúirt Events Thursday the 21st of April

cuirtCúirt International Festival of Literature events for Thursday the 21st of April:

  • 'What Foremothers?' at Nun's Island Theatre (3pm)
  • 'Songs from a Room' Davy Carton and Leo Moran The King's Head Galway (1pm)
  • Cúirt in the Latin Quarter Judy Greene Pottery (11am)
  • Cúirt in the Latin Quarter Tigh Neachtain (4pm)
  • 'Editing Fiction' Declan Meade (10am)
  • 'History Wars: Politics in American Children's Books' by Professor Jerry Griswold NUIG (5pm)
  • 'Into The Void, Into Being, Into Feeling' Rob Doyle, Sarah maria Griffin and Thomas Morris Nun's Island Theatre (1pm)
  • Spoken Word Platform The King's Head Galway (6:30pm)
  • 'The Book of Memory' Petina Gappah Nun's Island Theatre(4pm)
  • Simon Van Booy and Hollie McNish Town Hall Theatre (6:30pm)
  • An Evening with Tobias Wolff Town Hall Theatre (8:30pm)
  • Granta Ireland Launch Hotel Meyrick Galway(9:30pm)
  • 'Some Girls' by Neil La Bute Galway Arts Centre
  • 'Our Teacher's a Troll' by Dennis Kelly at Nun's Island Theatre

For information or tickets see The Cúirt website or Town Hall Theatre Galway.