Kildare Readers Festival 2020

Kildare Readers Festival is brought to you every year in October by Kildare County Library and Arts Service. Our ethos is to connect our readers with authors and artists, working to bring the very best from the world of literature to our audiences through the provision of exciting, innovative and accessible events. Since its inception in 2010, our festival audiences have continued to grow and we look forward to presenting you with the very best from the world of literature and the arts.

Kildare Readers' Festival 2020 Programme of Events will be streamed daily between 12th - 18th October. As always, our events are free and this year will not require registration.

Participants this year include Dermot Bolger, Abie Philbin Bowman, Patrick Chapman, Edel Coffey, Marita Conlon-McKenna, Oein DeBharduin, Naoise Dolan, Patrick Freyne, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Kimberly Lojewski, Cauvery Madhavan, Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Nathan O'Donnell, Sue Rainsford, Margaret Scott, Ruth Smith, Susan Tomaselli and our Ten Books guests Peter Cunningham and Rosita Sweetman.