Young Travel Writers Competition Opens to Students Across Ireland

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in county Waterford this June.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word short story about their […]

Terry Waite CBE and Colm Tóibín set for Lismore for Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017

Multi award winning author Colm Tóibín, humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE, journalist and author Des Ekin, writer and documentary maker Tom Feiling and adventurer and author Andre P. Sykes are some of the world-renowned writers who are about to set their compass for Lismore in County Waterford this June 15th to 18th for the […]

Kim Phuc Phan Thi and Fergal Keane announced as Keynote speakers for Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2016

Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the nine-year-old child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972 Kim Phuc Phan Thi along with one of the BBC’s most distinguished correspondents and award-winning broadcaster and author Fergal Keane have been announced as the keynote speakers for the 14th annual Immrama Festival […]

Irish writers experience of Syria to be recalled at IMMRAMA Festival of Travel Writing

As international diplomatic efforts continue to seek an end to the violence inSyria, one of the few Irish people to have travelled extensively in the country  Mary Russell  is to speak at the 10th IMMRAMA Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore, Co Waterford next month. The Dubliners My Home is Your Home tells of her […]

Author of ‘Paddle’ Jasper Winn features on Immrama Festival of Travel Writing Programme in Lismore

Having kayaked his way around the island of Ireland Jasper Winn will lead a trip on the River Blackwater before hosting an audience at the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing which will take place in the picturesque heritage town of Lismore from June 9 to 12. On Sunday June 12  At  1pm a ’Paddle-Talk’ with […]

Polar Adventurer Sara Wheeler will feature at the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore

Sara Wheeler is not your stereotypical polar explorer and world traveller. The glamorous mother of two, who has spent a career of some twenty five years as traveller, journalist and broadcaster, will host an audience at The Courthouse Theatre in Lismore, Co Waterford on Friday June 10, at the ninth annual Immrama Lismore Festival of […]