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2020 Kinsale Literary Weekend

 Words by Water, Kinsale Literary Festival – 1-4 October 2020

Let the words wash over you at Kinsale’s Words by Water Literary Festival

Now in its 4th year, Words by Water which will take place from October 1st to 4th is building on its already strong reputation; bringing you a wider programme for 2020 with an impressive line-up of over 30 guest authors for an event that promises to have something for everyone. With a packed programme of readings, workshops, panel discussions, a sports writing extravaganza and children’s events, it really does speak to every literary enthusiast. Whether you’re a writer, reader, or graphic novel fan this is the place for you to continue your love affair with the written word or spark a new romance that will last forever.

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Words by Water 2019 Walking with Words walking tour with Don & Barry

Stroll and sit with Don Herlihy and Barry Moloney to enjoy a colourful story of Kinsale down the ages from Medieval walled town to the sinking of the Lusitania. Kinsale was a strategic naval base during the conflict for New World treasure when a pound of cloves fetched two head of cattle and the island of Manhattan was once swapped for a tiny one of nutmeg!

The tour will include a literary twist to celebrate our festival.

The original daily walking tour of Kinsale. Selected by Rick Steves as ‘Kinsale’s single best attraction’ Duration 1 hour approx, suits all ages. Includes a free poem per tour member – a copy of Desmond O’Grady’s Battle Of Kinsale 1601 poem published by Anam Press

Date: Sat 5th Oct 2019

Time: 11.15 am

Venue: Kinsale Tourist Office

Cost: €8 – Pay on tour

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Words by Water 2019 Walking with Words walking tour with Don & Barry

Stroll and sit with Don Herlihy and Barry Moloney to enjoy a colourful story of Kinsale down the ages from Medieval walled town to the sinking of the Lusitania. Kinsale was a strategic naval base during the conflict for New World treasure when a pound of cloves fetched two head of cattle and the island of Manhattan was once swapped for a tiny one of nutmeg!

The tour will include a literary twist to celebrate our festival.

The original daily walking tour of Kinsale. Selected by Rick Steves as ‘Kinsale’s single best attraction’ Duration 1 hour approx, suits all ages. Includes a free poem per tour member – a copy of Desmond O’Grady’s Battle Of Kinsale 1601 poem published by Anam Press

Date: Sat 5th Oct 2019

Time: 11.15 am

Venue: Kinsale Tourist Office

Cost: €8 – Pay on tour

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