SoundEye 21

7-9 July 2017
The Guesthouse and Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork City

SoundEye are pleased to announce the line-up for the final SoundEye festival which will take place in July. It marks the twentieth anniversary of the first festival which took place in 1997 —organised by Catriona Ryan, Matthew Geden and Trevor Joyce—and the 50th anniversary of the founding of New Writers’ Press founded by Trevor and Michael Smith in 1967 (more on the history of the festival here)

All events are free and everyone is welcome.

Friday 7 July

2pm: Guesthouse
Ellen Dillon
Trevor Joyce
Randolph Healy

5pm: Musgrave Theatre, Firkin Crane
Fergal Gaynor
Mark Weiss
Camilla Nelson

7pm: Musgrave Theatre, Firkin Crane
Nat Raha
Maggie O’Sullivan
Peter Gizzi

9.30pm: Venue tbc

Saturday 8 July

12.30pm: Guest House
Dalkey Archive Press Launch
Billy Mills
Sarah Hayden
Nisha Ramayya

5pm: Musgrave Theatre, Firkin Crane
Walt Warriner Cummins and Associates
Geoff Squires
Keith Tuma

7pm: Musgrave Theatre
Emilia Weber
Peter Manson
Maurice Scully

9pm: get together – details tbc

Sunday 9 July

12.30pm Guest House
Mike Saunders
Mairead Byrne

3pm Guest House
John Hall
Gwen Muren
Catherine Walsh

6.30pm: Venue tbc
Launch of Enclave Review 15

The location of the venues can be found here: Guesthouse, Firkin Crane

The organising committee (James Cummins, Ellen Dillon, Fergal Gaynor, Sarah Hayden, Trevor Joyce and Rachel Warriner) hope to see you there to help us celebrate this and the 20 other festivals that have gone before.

If you have any questions you can contact us on

Many thanks to the continued support from Cork City Council, and the Guesthouse Project Cork.


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