THURSDAY 3rd November

Kit de Waal in conversation with Barbara Scully

Venue:   The Mariner Hotel

Time:     8pm

Cost:      €15

To Book: Clew Bay Hotel, 09828088

Kit will be interviewed by journalist, broadcaster and author, Barbara Scully.  Kit’s debut novel, My Name is Leon, was a bestseller, and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award, longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize and won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award for 2017. Her memoir, Without Warning and Only Sometimes, was published to rave reviews this summer

THURSDAY 3rd November

Anne Chambers  - Book Launch

Venue: The Book Shop, Bridge St.

Time:   5pm

Cost:   Free

 

Aíne Ryan, journalist and writer will launch Anne Chambers paperback edition of From Rake to Radical: The Remarkable Life of an Irish Abolitionist.

Sourced from some 15,000 primary manuscripts and letters biographer Anne Chambers introduces one of the 19th century's most remarkable characters from Westport and also sheds new light on significant historical events and on the people who shaped them in Ireland, England, Europe and the West Indies during a period of great political turbulence and change