Raftery Returns Arts Festival

RAFTERY RETURNS POETRY COMPETITION…as part of The Raftery Returns Arts Festival in KIltimagh , County Mayo… 26th September to 3rd October, 2021. The Raftery Returns Poetry Competition opens for submissions on Tuesday 25th May and closes at midnight on Friday...
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https://www.spot-lit.eu/spotlight-on-spot-lit-five-irish-projects-chosen-to-participate-in-spot-lit-literary-tourism-product-innovation-programme/ Raftery Returns Literary Arts Festival was one of five projects selected as a Literary Tourism project for the West of Ireland. Spot Lit is a Europe-wide promoter of literary tourism – it has been possible for us to, symbolically,...
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Official launch of the festival at 7pm on Sunday 26th September 2021 in the Cill Aodain Hotel, Kiltimagh.
RAFTERY RETURNS ARTS FESTIVAL in KILTIMAGH, COUNTY MAYO, IRELAND. In the week, September 26th to October 3rd we will be celebrating the life and work of the blind poet, Anthony Raftery, of Cill Aodáin (Killedan) Kiltimagh. Previous generations kept the...
The concert will take place at 8pm on Friday 1st October 2021 in the Park Hotel Kiltimagh.
Open Mike at 11pm on Friday 1st October in Teach O’Hora, Kiltimagh. All welcome. Bring a poem or song to share or just yourself to be part of an informal evening of quality entertainment. A good night promises to be...
This cycle commemorates Raftery’s poem “Cill Aodain” in which he describes his return to Kiltimagh and his home in Killeadan. It will take place on the morning of Saturday 2nd October 2021. The cycle will depart from his grave in...
This is a cycle only – not a race – from Raftery’s grave in Galway back to Kiltimagh.
Poets, Gabriel Fitzmaurice, Colette NicAodha and Terry McDonagh will facilitate writing workshops with adults and with students in schools throughout the week.
Launch of ” The Raftery Returns Festival 2021″