All the land’s a stage: The pick of 2022’s summer festivals
What’s better than a summer festival? Very little – and particularly this coming season, when festival goers are finally allowed back to their old hunting grounds after two years of pandemic-related silence. Here, we pick some of the highlights to come across arts, music, food, gardening and literary festivals
Listowel Writers’ Week
Where: Listowel, Co Kerry
When: June 1-5
Who: Claire Keegan, John Boyne, John Connolly, Lara Marlowe and Louise Kennedy, among many more
What: one of the country’s oldest and most loved literary festivals features panel discussions, interviews, poetry readings, cultural tours, walks and more.
Don’t miss: Claire Keegan’s events at the festival. The author of Small Things Like These recently saw her novella Foster turned into the award-winning Irish language film ...