Breaking Into Crime Writing

_Crime Writing Workshop with Kevin Doyle _ 10 am – 1 pm Trades Union Hall Kanturk. €15 Crime writing is now one of the leading writing genres with books sales in Ireland and the UK continuing to climb. Using recent crime writing success stories, this workshop will focus on the essentials of crime writing, from plotting and pace to character and motive. The facilitator, Kevin Doyle, has wide experience of the publishing process and


Don is a white man; in a white suit; in a white room. For company, he has a broken cassette player and the white noise of a voice reciting pagan poetry. He wants the chance to silence this ghost poet. He wants the chance to hear his own voice. He wants to be heard. Darren O’Neill and Aidan O’ Keeffe have teamed up to take theatre-goers on a journey into the caverns of

Drama Workshop

There will be a drama workshop on November 23rd from 2-5 pm.  It will focus particularly on story development but is suitable for those who simply wish to act and have no aspirations towards writing.  At last years ‘Night of Drama,’ we had several new pieces by local, amateur writers and we hope to replicate that at 2020’s festival.  The workshop and ongoing development of any pieces afterwards will be facilitated by Mike

Movie Memories

7:30 pm Friday 8th November 2019 The Trades Union Hall, Kanturk On Friday, November 8th, a short documentary will be shown in the Trades Union Hall on people’s memories of cinema-going. Featured in the film will be Mary Crowley, Tim Cashin and owner of the now closed Cosey Cinema, Michael O’Riordan. The makers of the documentary are interested in hearing the stories of other people on the night. So if you have a