Cuirt Literary Festival
19th - 25th April 2016
Cúirt International Festival of Literature is an annual literature festival held since 1985 in Galway in Ireland. It is an annual celebration of the very best of contemporary writing in poetry, fiction and memoir. From its genesis as a festival dedicated to poetry, to the present day, Cúirt has always placed the writer and the reader at its core.
The festival consists of poetry readings, discussions, book launches, masterclasses, spoken and musical performances, , poetry slams and multimedia events taking place over the course of a week each April with attendances and contributions from Irish and international authors.
There is much to celebrate at each festival which make a visit to Galway an irresistible prospect in late April. Visit Hotel Meyrick in April and celebrate the written word at Cúirt. Hotel Meyrick is proud to be an accommodation sponsor of the Cuirt Festival and will be home to the writers and guests during this time. The Oyster Bar will also be the festival club for the duration of teh festival. For accommodation offers please use our search festival or view or Special Offers page.