Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend

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Country and Region United KingdomNorthern Ireland
Type of Festival Literary, Music
Location of Festival Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland UK
Festival Contact Information

Phone: +44 (0)28 8224 7831

Festival Description

The Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend honors the life and work of Benedict Kiely, the 20th century Irish literary giant born near Dromore, Co. Tyrone. The annual event offers a diverse program that includes readings, performances, discussions, art, music, and a walking tour of Omagh.
 Kiely passed in Dublin 2007 and is buried in Omagh’s Dublin Road cemetery.

Festival Dates September 10 - 11, 2011
Festival Links

Practical Info:

  • Strule Arts Centre
    Tyrone BT78 1BL


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