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    The Frances Browne Literary Festival is based is based in the Twin Towns of Ballybofey-Stranorlar.

    Events take place in venues in the towns and across the East Donegal region.

  • The faces, names and organisations behind the

    Frances Browne Literary Festival

    Contact us here: info@francesbrowneliteraryfestival.com

    Celine McGlynn, Festival Chair

    Celine McGlynn iniated the Frances Browne Poetry competition with Dr. Pauline Holland in 2008. She has long been a dedicated supporter of Frances Browne and the movement to bring her back to prominance.


    Celine is editor of the Finn Valley Voice and a noted artist and poet.

    Finn Valley Voice

    The Finn Valley Voice has been at the heart of the Frances Browne revival since 2008. Operating as Festival office, advertising the poetry competition and festival programmes.


    The team has supported by providing sponsorship, expertise and a very welcome festival photographer to capture the magic.

    Donegal County Council

    Donegal County Council has generously funded, supported and encouraged the Festival since it began in 2021.


    Their enthusiasm and dedication to the Festival is greatly appreciated.

    Creative Ireland


    Ulster Scots Agency


    The Arts Council of Ireland


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