Dromineer Literary Festival – Julian Gough and Lisa Harding appearing at opening 4th October 2018

Are you a safe reader? By that I mean do you always stick to the same kinds of novels or writers?  There is great comfort in the familiar, no doubt, be that popular genres like the thriller, chick-lit or sci-fi.  However, if you’re tempted to try something different, two writers, both Irish and one a […]

Nenagh Arts Centre Presents Dromineer Literary Festival

We are delighted to welcome internationally-acclaimed poets Martina Evans, Martin Malone and Geraldine Mitchell to read at the festival this year. To open the evening, poet Dani Gill will read from her debut collection After Love (Salmon Poetry). Dromineer Literary Festival – Meet The Authors – Saturday 7th October, 8pm, Tickets: €12.00/€10.00 (plus €1 Booking Fee) With Martina […]

Joint Poetry Day Ireland Reading At Nenagh Arts Centre

Dromineer Literary Festival in association with Nenagh Arts Centre present a joint Poetry Day Ireland reading by Martin Figura and Helen Ivory. Martin Figura’s most recent collections Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine (Cinnamon Press) and pamphlet Shed (Gatehouse Press) were both published in 2016. The show of Dr Zeeman began touring in 2016. He was shortlisted for the Ted […]

Dromineer Literary Festival Presents A Poetry Day Ireland Reading By Martin Figura And Helen Ivory

The Dromineer Literary Festival in association with Nenagh Arts Centre will celebrate Poetry Day Ireland, April 27, with readings by Helen Ivory and Martin Figura. On their first visit to Ireland, the readings by two of the UKs much loved poets is an event not to be missed! The theme for Poetry Day is Poetry Connects. […]

Poetry at Dromineer Literary Festival October 6th to 9th 2016

The twelfth annual Dromineer Literary Festival takes place October 6-9 this year. Our Poetry Evening takes place Friday, October 7 at 8pm at Dún Mhuire, Pearse Street, Nenagh (please note venue). We are excited and honoured to have internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning poets Colette Bryce, Don Share and Robert Peake read at this event. These […]

Fiction at Dromineer Literary Festival October 6-9 2016

Fiction at Dromineer Literary Festival 2016 with: Anne Enright Anthony Glavin Aideen Henry Rick O’Shea Danielle McLaughlin Órfhlaith Foyle Marita Conlon McKenna The twelfth annual Dromineer Literary Festival takes place October 6-9 this year. We are delighted to have some of the best Irish fiction writers participating at the festival this year, including our Laureate […]

Dromineer Literary Festival October 6th to 9th 2016

From its inaugural festival in November 2004, Dromineer Literary Festival has grown into a much loved and warmly anticipated event on the autumn literary calendar. It’s a testament to the hard work of the volunteer committee that the festival enjoys the reputation and success that 
it has today. Establishing a festival of this calibre is

Over €110k awarded to key festivals in Tipperary

The Arts Council has awarded a total of €113,417 to help bring a number of high-quality festivals to the people of Tipperary this year. The festivals include the Cashel Arts Festival, the Dromineer Literary Festival 2016 and the Tipperary Dance Platform, which take place later this year. The Clonmel Junction Festival, which also received funding, […]

All Ireland Poetry Day at Nenagh Arts Centre

All Ireland Poetry Day – Thursday 28th April, 8pm, tickets €5 Dromineer Literary Festival, in association with the Nenagh Arts Centre, will celebrate the All Ireland Poetry Day, April 28, with readings by Tipperary poets Michael Coady, Paddy Moran and Seamus Hogan, and with recitations of their favourite poem by four women from Dromineer and […]

The 2015 Dromineer Literary Festival Prizes

Winners in the 2015 Flash Fiction Competition Fiona O’Connor – Highly Commended, Una Mannion – 2nd Prize, Angela Carr – Highly Commended, Sinead Gleeson – Highly Commended Winners in the 2015 Dromineer Literary Festival poetry competition. Mark Fiddes, 1st Prize Winner, Mari Maxwell, 2nd Prize, Stephanie Conn, 3rd Prize. PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ POETRY COMPETITION RESULTS. Third […]

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