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Laois Leaves Saturday Night

From Festival programme:

Irish Writer Helen Cullen’ will share insights into her debut novel The Lost Letters of William Woolf. 

In a relaxed and intimate conversation with poet & novelist Dermot BolgerBrian Keenan will discuss his experiences of being held hostage in a time of war, so brilliantly recounted in his 1992 best-seller An Evil Cradling, as well as more recently, exploring present day Lebanon as a free man, now hopelessly captivated by that city.

This evening also features music  by legendary tin whistle player Sean Ryan and highly acclaimed harpist and arranger of traditional Irish dance tunes and airs Kathleen Loughnane.   

Bookings for the workshop and evening performance can be made through Dunamaise Box Office: 0578663355 or online at