Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend

Festivals in County Mayo in the West of Ireland


May 2019

The 2019 Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend takes place from Friday 3rd May to Sunday 5th May in Dugort, Achill Island.

Heinrich Boll was born in Germany in 1917. He lived and worked in Achill, residing in a cottage in the village of Dugort. A local committee, the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Germany, the Boll Family and Mayo County Council maintain the cottage and administer the residency programme.

It will include: lectures, guided walks, poetry readings and writing seminars.