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Canadian author Mary Lawson was our focus author for Tipperary Reads Festival 2015 and her latest book ‘Road Ends’ was the focus novel.

Tipperary Reads Festival 2015 was launched in Thurles Library on Wednesday Mary Lawson 215th July by Seamus Hanafin,Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council. Pictured with Festival organiser Lorraine Treacy.
Schedule for Tipperary Reads 2015

July 15th : Festival Launch in Thurles Libray bySeamus Hanafin the new Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council
September 22nd: Travel writer & presenter Manchán Magan gave a talk on Canada in Thurles Library.
October 10th: Irish author John MacKenna facilitated a short story workshop in Nenagh Library.
November 6th: Mary Lawson visited  Clonmel Library on Friday 6th November.
November 7th: Mary Lawson visited Nenagh Library.
November 7th: Mary closed the festival in Thurles Library on Saturday 7th November.

Lorraine & Carmel

Tipperary Reads Premier Short Story Winning Entry 2015

Congratulations to Carmel Keating on winning this years Tipperary Reads Premier Short Story competition. Carmels short story can be viewed here.

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