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The Iron Mountain Festival 2023

The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim.
Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October 2023


Novelist Claire Keegan, UK prize-winning journalist Gary Younge and Kurdish-Irish-sportsman and author of 'Life Begins in Leitrim', Zak Moradi, are among the guests taking part in this year’s Iron Mountain Literature Festival in Carrick-on-Shannon on the weekend of October 6th to 8th.

The 2023 John McGahern Award

As part of the Iron Mountain Literature Festival and with the support of the McGahern Estate, Leitrim County Council developed the John McGahern Award to encourage the development of emerging Irish writers and to pay tribute to the exceptional contribution of John McGahern to literature, and to Leitrim.

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