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A novel place to write a book

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What better place to write a novel than in a library? Writer and yoga teacher, David Whelan, from Westport, wrote most of his latest novel The Crowded Earth in Westport Library.

Roll into books this weekend in Westport

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Westport’s Rolling Sun Book Festival takes place this weekend and brings yet more household names to light up mid-November. From media mogul Mark Little to film maker Jim Sheridan and anthologist Niall MacMonagle to author Paul Perry, the line up promises some exceptional events. The Rolling Sun Book Festival began yesterday evening, Thursday, and concludes with a live recording of RTE’s Sunday Miscellany on Sunday, November 19.

Westport is ready to roll for Rolling Sun Book Festival

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The Rolling Sun Book Festival, set in Westport, County Mayo, is a quirky boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song, and poetry. Set in the shadow of the ancient spiritual mountain, Croagh Patrick, it evokes the many layers of Irish culture in the best bardic and poetic traditions. The festival kicked off last night, Thursday November 3, with poet Ger Reidy launching Lady Cassie Peregrina a poetry collection by Terry McDonagh in the Custom House Studio and will continue with a jam packed number of days until it finishes on Sunday November 6.

Terry McDonagh collection to be launched in Custom House Studios

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Custom House Studios and The Rolling Sun Book Festival 2016 are pleased to host the launch of Lady Cassie Peregrina, a recent poetry collection by Terry McDonagh, published by Arlen House, Galway, on Thursday November 3 at 6.30pm. Guest speaker on the evening will be poet Ger Reidy and admission is free.

 

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