The Hinterland festival began life as the Hay/Kells Festival in 2013, in collaboration with the Hay (Wales) Literary Festival. In 2017 it evolved into Hinterland and has run numerous events under this name. Since 2013 guests have included all the leading Irish fiction writers (Colm Tóibín, Sebastian Barry, Roddy Doyle, Anne Enright, Joseph O’Connor, John Boyne, Liz Nugent) and a number of major UK writers and artists (Germaine Greer, Jung Chang, Jeremy Paxman, Brian Eno to name but a few.
Here’s some of what you can expect from Hinterland 2019:
Art exhibitions from Loreto Kavanagh Reilly, Kells Art & Heritage Group, Suella Holland/Martin Towey, Kells Type Trail.
Full programme details here: www.hinterland.ie