Here at Cúirt Literary Festival, we love all things books and literature! With Saint Patrick’s Day around the corner and spring well and truly underway (fine stretch in the evenings, isn’t there?!), we decided to compile a list of what we believe are excellent recent releases in children’s literature. We hope this list inspires and occupies your children during these beautiful spring evenings. Read on to find out all about our Paddy’s Day Limerick Competition! The winner will receive a whopping €200 cash prize!
AN AGEING Irish farmer, Íosac Mulgannon, is trying to keep hold of his farm. He may be going senile, and as these twin battles rage, he seeks to protect and care for a mute boy, burdened with a particular curse.
"ABOVE WAS streaked blue, so divinely blue you’d believe in angels, so bright you couldn’t glance at it and not shudder...and amongst this hazy backdrop, I could hear the distant shearing of every make of lawn on the Island."
IF OVER The Edge were a person, it would now be eligible to vote and legally drink alcohol. This month, the literary reading series celebrates its 18th birthday with readings from Kathryn Slattery, Ciaran O’Rourke, and Stephen McNulty.