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The Forge at Gort Festival Easter 2013

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They know how to do book festivals in the west of Ireland and Guinness and hot toddies and music in the bars at night… Mark Brady of Cillian Press (UK) – left – in expressive mode introducing Chris Keil (right) in a discussion and reading from ‘Flirting at the Funeral,’ chaired by poet Patrick Stack (centre) at The Forge at …


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“That is no country for old men, the young in one another’s arms…” Chris Keil, Cillian Press and Flirting at the Funeral at Gort Festival!  Saturday March 30th 2013  

Flirting at the Funeral UK Tour

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So, the Flirting at the Funeral UK Rolling Thunder Tour is taking a short break: five gigs in nine days conducted in flat-out rock’n’roll style… London, Carmarthen, Manchester and Llandovery – art galleries, bookshops and pubs (“The motorway system of Britain is beautiful and strange…”). Four, really, as the second Llandovery litfest event unhappened when the Writers’ Tent blew down …