The 15th annual literary and walking festival The Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend, takes place from May 4th–May 6thon Achill Island.
Readings, workshops, discussions, launches etc by Patricia Byrne, Frank Finlay, Kevin Barry, Maren Wurster, Gerald Dawe, Christiane Schönfeld, Laoise Kelly, Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Sean Lysaght, Kevin Toolis and others.
Saturday 5 May
3.00pm ‘Crossing the Sound’. Poetry and Paintings: Gerald Dawe and paintings by Padraic Reaney. Launch. Crossing the Sound’ is a collaboration between poet Gerald Dawe and the artist Padraic Reaney.
Sunday 6 May
10.00am Guided walk in Keem Bay with Eoin Halpin.
Readings: Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Sean Lysaght.
1:00pm Lunch: Gielty’s Bar Dooagh.
Further Readings: Annemarie Ní Churreáin and Sean Lysaght.