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Iron Mountain Literature Festival

Sat 5 October, 2:00pm

Featuring Marian Keyes and Michael Harding

Two of Ireland’s best-loved and popular authors, Marian Keyes and Michael Harding, are special guests at this year’s Iron Mountain Festival.

They will read from their work and discuss writing, social media, literary and popular fiction and their lives as writers.

The festival will also feature Professor Luke Gibbons who will give the inaugural John McGahern Memorial Lecture, celebrated actor Adrian Dunbar, who will a give reading from McGahern’s work and discuss his favourite literature and his career in theatre, film and television. Writers Una Mannion and Alice Lyons will read from their work as well as lead writing workshops and there will be a series of readings with music in Ballinaglera, at the foot of the Iron Mountain, Sliabh an Iarainn on Sunday October 6th.

The winner of the 2019 John McGahern Literary Award will be announced as part of the festival.