EBCF 2022 Events

March 2022

Ten Books You Should Read

Festival favourite 10 Books You Should Read returns to glór! Join two guests for a chat through a list of their

March 2022

Sunday Symposium

‘Reflections on Ireland’ will be the focus of the Sunday Symposium with guests Fintan O’Toole, Declan O’Rourke, Sophie White and

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Salmon Poetry Book Launch, Frank Golden

Frank Golden’s If You Tolerate This is a wide-ranging work which nails its geo-political colours to the mast. Failure and

March 2022

Poetry Book Club Session

Love poetry, but don’t know where to start when it comes to finding new poets to read? Join poet Jessica

March 2022

Paul Perry and Audrey Magee

The Garden has been decimated by the worst hurricane in Florida’s living memory. When Romeo, an expert breeder of the

March 2022

Motherhood, Destiny and Choices: Irish and American Debuts Asking Tough Questions

EVENT UPDATE, Tuesday 01.03.22: Due to Covid Donna Freitas is unfortunately no longer able to attend.  This event will go

March 2022

Look! It’s A Woman Writer! Irish Literary Feminisms, 1970-2020

Why have women been treated differently, and discriminated against, in the literary world? Why has gender been a ‘problem’ in

March 2022

John Banville and Kevin Power

Readers of crime writing, comedy, and thrillers are in for a treat with John Banville and Kevin Power featuring together

March 2022

Joe Queally – Echoes From a Civil War

Echoes from a Civil War tells two stories of violent death in rural Clare. In this riveting book, Joe Queally

March 2022

Jan Carson in Conversation with Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan

When Hannah Adger’s classmate succumbs to a violent and mysterious illness, it marks the beginning of a summer like no

March 2022

Fall in Love with Irish Debuts from Elaine Feeney and Annie Macmanus

As You Were by Elaine Feeney: Sinéad Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying secret.

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Ennis Poetry Trail

The trail includes poets Mairéad Ní Ghráda, Máire Ní Dhuibh, Thomas Dermody, Eithne Strong, Tomás Ó Míocháin, Stephen Joseph Meany,

March 2022

Clare Youth Theatre

Clare Youth Theatre’s performances at the EBCF are an annual treat: they will present selections from literature and dramatise them

March 2022

Books and Buns

Enjoy a Saturday morning book club gathering and test your knowledge of all things literary in our beloved Books and

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Beyond Borders Book Club

The Beyond Borders Bookclub is a celebration of great literature from countries beyond Ireland, recommended by guests who have connections

March 2022

An Evening with Michael Harding

Join celebrated author and playwright Michael Harding as he discusses his most recent title A Cloud Where the Birds Rise with Ennis Book Club

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A Visit to the St. Tola Goat Farm with Rory O’Connell hosted by Award-Winning Chef Jess Murphy

Join Rory O’Connell as he talks about his beautifully illustrated and personal book The Joy of Food, a celebration of