County Longford warmly welcomes you to the annual Padraic Colum International Gathering, which will be held in our county from May 17th to 18th, 2019. Talks, guided tours and a commemoration concert are all planned as part of this year's itinerary.
Among the many guest contributors are: Bishop Emeritus Colm O'Reilly; Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin, grandniece of Padraic Colum; John Connell, Longford author of acclaimed international bestseller, 'The Cow Book'; and Dani Gill, former director of Cúirt Arts Festival, Galway, and published author.
Submissions for the Padraic Colum International Gathering Poetry Competition are open until April 12th at 5pm. Please visit our Padraic Colum International Gathering website for further information.
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.