Stephen Rea earns John B. Keane Award

Stephen Rea

THE CRYING GAME star Stephen Rea will be honoured at Listowel Writer’s Week with the John B. Keane Lifetime Achievement Award. Organisers confirmed this week that the Belfast native will be presented with his award and a citation on the opening night of the popular annual literary event, which takes place from May 31 until June 4. Mr Rea’s citation will “celebrate his contribution to Irish theatre”, they organisers confirm.

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Catch up with Stephen Rea

This August, Stephen returns to Kilkenny Arts Festival to host Saíocht, a beautiful evening of music and poetry in St. John’s Priory on Monday, August 8. Saíocht features Ireland’s leading poets Gabriel Rosenstock and Emily Cullen. Joined by acclaimed Irish traditional musicians, Louise Mulcahy, Michelle Mulcahy and Neil Martin, the super-group will explore the fascinating artistic relationship between the Irish literary tradition and Irish traditional music.

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