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Kildare > Arts > A Literary Evening with Philip Casey

A Literary Evening with Philip Casey

Riverbank Arts Centre Newbridge
Friday 30th May
8.00pm (Tickets €5)
Booking 045 448333

In the final literary evening in the Riverbank’s recent series of events for those with a literary leaning, Philip Casey will be reading from his work in the Arts Centre in Newbridge on Friday 30th at 8.00 pm

Philip Casey was born to Irish parents in London in 1950 and grew up in Co Wexford. His publications include three collections of verse: Those Distant Summers, After Thunder, and The Year of the Knife Poems 1980-1990.

His play, Cardinal, was performed in Hamburg in 1990. He has published three novels, The Fabulists, 1994; The Water Star, 1999; and The Fisher Child, 2001, which completes the Bann River Trilogy.

He has been a recipient of an Arts Council / An Comhairle Ealaíon bursary for Literature, and was awarded the inaugural Kerry Ingredients / Listowel Wrtiers’ Week Novel of the Year Award (1995) for The Fabulists. A member of Aosdána, he tends to his own and other websites in his spare time. He lives in Dublin.

For further information, please contact Catríona Fallon or Gráinne Dunne on
(045) 448314/5 or by e-mail at

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