- Award winning author Paul Lynch (author of Grace, The Black Snow and Red Sky in Morning) and Christodoulos Makris, one of Ireland's leading contemporary experimental poets will discuss their work (as Kildare Writers-in-Residence) with best-selling Kildare author Margaret Scott (Between You and Me, The Fallout) at our Saturday evening headline event
- Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, (authors behind #OMGWACA, Oh My God What a Complete Aisling, The Importance of Being Aisling) in conversation with Eithne Shortall on Friday evening.
- Darach Ó Séaghdha of the @theirishfor Twitter account brings his Motherfoclóir podcast live to the Riverbank on Saturday afternoon.
- A panel discussion on women in politics on this centenary of Women's Suffrage featuring Professor Marian Lyons (Maynooth University), Fiona O'Loughlin TD, Catherine Murphy TD, Ciara Plunkett (News Editor at KFM) and Maureen Bergin (President of County Kildare Chamber and Community and Business Relations Director of Kildare Village) will happen on Saturday evening.
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