SiarScéal Festival 2014:
Programme of Events

The date for the 2014 SiarScéal Festival is Saturday, 25 October at Roscommon County Library, Abbey Street, Roscommon.

Entries are also being accepted for the 2014 Hanna Greally Literary Awards, which includes the Ger Hannily Memorial Cup. Closing date for entries is no later than 5pm of Friday, October 10. Competition entry details ...

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SiarScéal Festival, 2014

Date: Saturday, 25 October.
Time: The formal opening will take place at 10am. See below for full Programme of Events.
Venue: Roscommon County Library, Abbey Street, Roscommon Town

Roscommon County Library, Abbey Street, Roscommon



Hanna Greally Literary Awards, 2014

Closing Date: 5pm, Friday, 10 October. See competition entry rules. Winners will be announced during the Festival - see programme of events below.

Programme of Events

10am - Formal opening of SiarScéal Festival 2014, presided over by Mayor of Roscommon and festival patron, Richie Farrell.

Followed by:

Book LaunchThe Battle for Coman’s Wood by Mario Corrigan. Historical fiction inspired by the students from Castleplunkett National School and Abbey National School, Roscommon.

Followed by:

The Hanna Greally Awards Ceremony 2014. Prizes, which include cash prizes, trophies and certificates will be presented on the day. The overall prize winner will receive a €1,000 publishing package deal from The Manuscript Publisher. Also, presentation of The Ger Hanily Memorial Cup. See competition entries details.

2pm - Writers Workshop with Fred Johnston, Galway-based poet, novelist, playwright. Founder and current director of the Western Writers Centre.

8pm - Evening Classical Concert with Readings. Produced by Abbey Music Director, Sean Hanily. Featuring Lilibulero  duet with Sean Hanily and Annie McNally.
Venue: St. Coman's Church of Ireland, Roscommon Town
Concert admission fee: €10 - online bookings accepted: please use PayPal button below.


St Coman's Parish Church, Roscommon Town

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