Welcome to Hinterland Festival

Fáilte go dti an chéad feile Hinterland. Buíochas as teacht, agus páirt a glacadh san ocáid agus comhluadar seo.

We would like to welcome you to our first Hinterland Festival, a chance to build on four years of fruitful association with our mentors in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, and an opportunity to forge our own path.

The word ‘hinterland’ is suggestive of something that is not merely metropolitan, something ‘beyond the pale’, mysterious, imaginative, challenging and, perhaps, just a little provocative. To reach any hinterland involves a journey. Ours is no exception. We invite you to accompany us. There will be lots of laughter, discussion, music, and a little bit of magic, along the way.

Bí pairteach linn, le do thoil.

Hinterland Festival Team

Getting to Kells

BY BUS – from Dublin: Bus Aras, Route No. 109. Generally every 30 minutes until 7.30pm and every 60 minutes thereafter until 11pm. From Dublin Airport: Route No. 109A. Generally every 60 minutes at 20 past the hour; last bus at 11.20pm. Allow 90 minutes’ travel time. See www.buseireann.ie for detailed timetables.

BY ROAD – take the M3. Exit at Junction 10 for Kells. Allow 60 minutes’ travel time from Dublin.

MORE INFO – visit www.discoverboynevalley.ie or www.irelandsancienteast.com for more info on taxis, accommodation, eating & drinking.