The Goldsmith International Literary Festival festival, is the third longest running festival of its type in Ireland and takes place over the June Bank Holiday each year. Founded to celebrate the literary genius of Oliver Goldsmith and to promote Goldsmith Country as a tourist attraction it has over the years explored many aspects of Goldsmith’s life, society, and writings. A huge variety of renowned critics, politicians, poets, commentators and academics have stimulated audiences over that time.
It is hoped that this year's itinerary of events will include a lecture in local secondary schools titled 'Introduction to a Local Poet'. Dates and venues to be confirmed.
It is also hoped that there will be a series of choral recitals with local choir, the Innyside Singers. Details to be confirmed. Check out the festival website for further information: https://olivergoldsmithfestival.com/
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.