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JUNE 2019

Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas has a strong affiliation with music and humour every year, and past participants have included:

  • MUSIC

    Mike Scott of The Waterboys, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Viv Albertine of The Slits, Liam O Maonlai of Hothouse Flowers, Bob Geldof of The Boomtown Rats, John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, alongside PJ Harvey, Martin Hayes, Cathy Davey, Donal Lunny and Lisa Hannigan.

  • HUMOUR

    Tommy Tiernan, Andrew MaxwellNeil Delamere, Deirdre O’Kane, Alison Spittle, Francesca Martinez, Craig Brown, John Loyd, Sean Hardie, Neil Delamere.

The 2019 announcements will be made as soon as we can find them. They'll be top notch.

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