Welcome to the 2017 Oliver Goldsmith Literary Festival. Now entering its 34th year, the festival is a celebration of the life, poetry and  literature of Oliver Goldsmith.

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The programme for 2017 is available here.

A very successful Press Launch took place on Thursday May 18th in Nally’s Ballymahon at 6.pm

The Brochure for 2017 is available here  Goldsmith Brochure 2017


Theme for 2017:

“Goldsmith and the Irish Experience in London”

“Every Absurdity has now a champion to defend it”  (preface to The Traveller)

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2017 Poetry Competition.  Entries now open here

2017 Schools Poetry Competition. Download entry form here

This year’s festival will take place over the June Holiday Weekend  Friday June 2nd  –  4th.