No better way...mark calendars Oct. 12-14, 2018

"There's no better way to celebrate the relationship between our nations, whose histories are so closely intwertwined, than by creating an Irish Writers Festival ..." - Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

Paul Muldoon

Trish Deseine

Fintan O’Toole

Jessica Traynor

Wendy Erskine

Gerald Dawe

Caitriona Perry

Siobhra Quinlan

Christine Kinealy

Darach Ó Séaghdha

Rosie McGurran Art

Manuela Moser

Declan Meade

Stephen Connolly

G.B. Shaw Exhibit

Stuart Bailie

2017 Festival

Message from Irish Consul

Welcome message by Irish Consul General, Robert O’Driscoll


14 Irish writers flocked to Los Gatos for four days of events with Bay Area writers and presenters

2017 Contest Winners

Thanks to Mike McCormack for judging our short list of submissions. Congratulations winners!


Congratulations to Elaine O’Grady-Coll, the winner of Aer Lingus round trip flights to Ireland.

Thank You to Our Sponsors