Cork World Book Festival
Tuesday 23 April 2019 to Saturday 27 April 2019

The British Council is pleased to continue its partnership with Triskel Arts Centre, Cork through supporting some of the UK focused events at Cork World Book Festival. 


The Festival turns 15 this year and the programme is more exciting than ever. It runs over five days from 23–27 April, with workshops, readings, family friendly events, a teen day, a book market and more, all taking place between Triskel Arts Centre, Grand Parade and the City Library in Cork city centre. The festival will welcome writers from the UK, China, the US, Russia, Norway, Italy, Catalonia and Ireland.


Watch out for UK authors including: Kit de Waal, Sally Vickers and Paul McVeigh.


Friday 26 April: Raising the Bar for New Fiction

Kit de Waal and Anne Griffin, in conversation with Paul McVeigh

Location: Triskel 

Time: 20.00 

Tickets: €8/€6 – Booking Essential 


Saturday 27 April: Transformative Tales of Unstoppable Women

Sally Vickers and Nuala Ní Chonchúir 

Location: Triskel 

Time: 16.00 

Tickets: €8/€6 – Booking Essential


Saturday 27 April: Fear of the First Chapter

Paul McVeigh and Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin will discuss how to write a captivating first chapter that will get you noticed.

Location: City Library 

Time: 15:00–16:00

Free – Booking Essential


See the Cork World Book Festival website for full event & booking details. #CWBF19