Welcome to the Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival Website

From its first event in November 2004, the Festival has grown into a much loved and warmly anticipated event in the autumn literary calendar. Each year we bring together writers and readers, nurturing and celebrating creative expression. Our 2020 programme offered something for readers and writers of all ages and included poetry, prose, journalism, drama, music, and performance. We brought some of the most exciting (upcoming and established) writers and poets to take part in last year’s festival and we produced our first publication ‘Vessel of Voices’ – an Anthology of New Tipperary Writing, edited by John W. Sexton which sold out within a week. We are now looking forward to the 2021 festival.

The Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival 2021 will take place from the 30th. September to 3rd. October.

The exciting line-up of events are being now being finalised.  All events will adhere to Covid-19 protocols, therefore numbers are limited for each event and booking is essential. Bookings can be made through The Nenagh Arts Centre and details for booking will be available soon. In these unprecedented times, our plans may change and the festival will go ahead assuming that there is no change in government advice. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Programme 2020

Festival Gallery 2020


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Great news! Congratulations and well done to Donal RyanCongratulations to Donal Ryan.👏 We are delighted! 😊 The French translation of Donal's superb novel "From a Low and Quiet Sea" is one of three finalists for the prestigious Prix Jean Monnet for European Literature 2021. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have fun everyone !! Enjoy!!Today's the day!!!!!
Day 1 of Nenagh Children's Film Festival will be kicking off this morning at 11am with LIghts.Camera.Action our submissions from schools across the world!

We're so excited to share our festival with you so please do join us. You can still browse & book over at www.nenagharts.com/nenagh-childrens-film-festival/

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Maurice and Maire Foley
Dr Christine O’Malley
Mark and Liadhan Hassett
John and Fedelma Tierney
AIB Bank
Dr Pat and Mareta Harrold
Dennis Ryan and Eta O’Brien
Donal O’Connor
Cinnamon Alley
Jim and Noreen O’Sullivan Rocky’s Bar
Jacques Lumbroso Echo IT Donal Bray
Nenagh Credit Union
David Peters Kennedy and Valette Insurance
Eddie Guerin
Cronin Architects
Dearbhla and Colm Chadwick

Dennis Finnerty
Donal and Marie Whelan
Charles Stanley Smith and Elizabeth McGrath
Derg Cheese
The Scullery
Oscar Wilde Water
Denis and Dorothy Finnerty
Alan Kelly T.D.
Tiermoyle Honey
Bistro 41
The Thatched Cottage
The Peppermill
Hanly Tweeds
The Whiskey Still



Loc8 Code: L70-74-M12 (Lough Derg Yacht Club).

GPS Coordinates: 52.925917,-8.275806


The nearest railway stations to Dromineer are Nenagh (limited service), Thurles and Limerick. Rail information: www.irishrail.ie


To get to Dromineer leave the M7 at EXIT 26 and follow the GREEN signs for the N52, signposted ‘Tullamore, Borrisokane, Nenagh’. Continue through a number of roundabouts on the N52 to the Dromineer Road Roundabout where you take the first exit onto the R495 signposted ‘Dromineer, Ballycommon, Lough Derg’. The N52 is a ring road around Nenagh so there is no need to enter the town centre.

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Shannon Airport has connecting flights from many UK, European and US locations.  www.shannonairport.com