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Top writers lining out for Bantrys Literary Festival

April 13th, 2015 5:21 PM

By Southern Star Team

Winner: Louise O' Neill

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A NUMBER of top authors have been added to the line-up for the West Cork Literary Festival in July.

Michel Faber, David Nicholls, Rachel Cusk, Neel Mukherjee, Louise O’Neill and Graham Norton are just some of the guests heading to Bantry.

The programme also features Nick Davies, who exposed the phone-hacking scandal in Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper empire, in conversation with Bantry journalist Alison O’Connor.

Legendary travel writer, Dervla Murphy will host a Literary Brunch, and there are many other special events, including readings on Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay.

The Children’s Festival remains as popular as ever with events this year featuring Shane Hegarty, Judi Curtin, Sarah Webb, Yasmeen Ismail, the return of the Book Clinic, and many more special events. Booking on www.westcorkliteraryfestival.ie, 027 52788/9 or LoCall 1850 788 789.

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