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Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas

June 7 - June 9

Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas

The Festival of Writing and Ideas will mark its 12th year in 2024, bringing a weekend of stimulating dialogue and discourse, gathering together intriguing international minds – historians, novelists, journalists, film-makers, poets, theatre directors, war correspondents, biographers, artists and political commentators. Attendees can expect thought-provoking discussions, engaging dialogue and the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of ideas, dialogue and discussion. This year’s lineup boasts an impressive list of guests including literary icons Margaret Atwood and Elizabeth Strout, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and acclaimed author Sebastian Barry.

Recognised for its distinctive languid and laid-back ambience – selected as Best Literary Festival in the World 2019 by The Telegraph and Net-a-Porter. A weekend of inspiration and enlightenment amidst the serene surroundings of Borris House is promised.

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June 7
June 9


Festival of Writing and Ideas
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Borris House
Borris Co. Carlow R95 Y2T1 Ireland + Google Map