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Readings by Lisa McInerney & Elizabeth Reapy with Q&A

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Readings by Lisa McInerney & Elizabeth Reapy with Q&A

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Lisa McInerney is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor and screenwriter. She is best known for her debut novel, The Glorious Heresies, which was the 2016 winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the 2016 Desmond Elliott Prize, the 2018 Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award (Hérésies Glorieuses) and the 2018 Primo Edoardo Kihlgren for European literature (Peccati Gloriosi). It has been translated into nine languages since. It explores salvation, shame and the legacy of Ireland’s twentieth-century attitudes to sex and family. Her follow-up second novel, The Blood Miracles, won the 2018 RSL Encore Award and has been translated into five other languages. The third instalment of the series, The Rules of Revelation was launched May 2021.

Elizabeth Reapy is Mayo County Council Writer in Residence for 2021. Originally from Claremorris, she received an MA in Creative Writing from Queen’s University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from UCC. Her debut novel Red Dirt won Newcomer of the Year at the 2016 Irish Book Awards. In 2017, she was awarded The Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. She was one of the Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Writers-in-Residence in 2018. Her second novel Skin was released in 2019 and at present, she's completing her first feature length screenplay. Reapy said she is "honoured to be awarded this residency and she looks forward to connecting, collaborating and creating with the Mayo writing community over the next few months".

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Ballina Fringe Festival returns from 9th – 17th October 2021

Ballina Fringe Festival is an artistic exploration of life lived on the edge of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way served up in a festival of words, art and music.


The festival returns for another year of outdoors, online and intimate venues from 9th – 17th October 2021, in association with the Ice House Hotel & Spa.

All 2021 events and tours , both paid and free events, will be ticketed to manage audience numbers.

Join us as we dip and weave our way though exceptional art, musical entertainment, botanical discoveries, tales well told and lyrical words that dance through poetry.

Pure Ballina – Ballina Fringe Festival’s community street art project
Another great year beckons for Pure Ballina street art , bringing internationally known street artist Canvaz back to his Mayo roots to collaborate with St Augustine's Community Nursing Unit to create unique community and world-leading street art once more in Ballina. Funded by and Topline Archers Ballina.

Ballina Fringe Festival is developed in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre and Mayo North.

Covid-19 restrictions

We understand that due to the changing nature of public health advice, there may be a very small chance that we may not be able to run some festival events as planned or indeed at all. Should public health advice indicate that this is the case, all tickets purchased will be fully refundable and we will offer a no-quibble money-back guarantee.

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