SiarScéal Festival 2017
Programme of Events

Roscommon County Library

SiarScéal Festival 2017 will take place over two days – Friday and Saturday, 20-21 October. The venue is Roscommon County Library HQ, Roscommon Town.

Day 1 – Friday, 20 October

Hanna Greally International Literary Awards presentation (which includes 'Student of the Year Trophy') will commence at 10am, with readings from winning entrants.
Venue: Roscommon County Library, Roscommon Town (see map)
Guest Speaker: Carmel Reilly, AIB manager and sponsor of this programme.

Day 2 – Saturday, 21 October

Venue: Roscommon County Library, Roscommon Town (see map)

10am: Official Launch of SiarScéal 2017, followed by the Hanna Greally International Literary Awards presentation ceremony, presided over by Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council and accompanied by a/County Librarian and festival patron, Mary Butler.

Poet, Mary Melvin Geoghegan will be our guest speaker, and adjudicator for our themed literary competition – Beneath Western Skies.

Presentation of The Ger Hanily Memorial Cup

1.30pm: OPEN MIKE – ALL INVITED TO READ

4.30pm: Festival Closes