Munster Literature Centre
Ionad Litríochta an Deisceart


Upcoming workshop details will be announced here

Other Cork Events

Prose & Woes 6

Wednesday 29th March from 7 – 10 p.m.

A free night of words and music at the Franciscan Well, featuring Jamie O’Shea, j.j.f., The Lost Gecko and Michelle Delea.


2nd Monday of each Month at 8 p.m. (Streamed from 8.30 p.m.)

Events are held in the Hayloft Bar, upstairs at the Long Valley, Winthrop street, as well as on Zoom and streamed via

Poetry Films start from 7.00 p.m. (45mins – not streamed). Five Word Challenge starts at 8.30 p.m. Guest poets begin at around 9.20/9.30 p.m. Open mic session from 10.30 p.m.

Lime Square Poets

Every Thursday at 7.45 p.m.

Founded in 2021, Lime Square Poets is a platform for poets worldwide to share and celebrate each other’s work. Our weekly online poetry events series is hosted from Limerick & Cork, Ireland, and consists of a reading from a featured poet followed by an open mic.

DeBarra’s Spoken Word

monthly—updates on facebook page

De Barra’s Spoken Word, Clonakilty is an open forum for writers of all genres. The evening features guest speakers, workshops and an open mic.

Fiction at the Friary

Events suspended for the foreseeable future

Fiction at the Friary is a free monthly fiction event open to all: readers, writers, aspiring writers, anyone who loves a good story. Our events take place on the last Sunday of every month (excluding December and July) from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Friary Bar in Cork (unless otherwise advertised).