The annual Ennis Book Club Festival will back from 02-04 March 2018. A bit to go yet! So we are really delighted to announce a very special event which will take place a lot sooner.
Over recent months we’ve been working hard on preparations for an Ennis Book Club Festival EXTRA event on Friday 29 September @ 8.00 pm in glór, Ennis. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday 29th July from the glór Box office to hear a famous Irish author speak on his soon-to-be-published new book
We also have lots of exciting plans in the pipeline for March 2018, which we’ll unveil over the coming months.  To be the first in the know, make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and register for our monthly newsletter on:  
To kick-start the countdown to our September event, this July issue contains:
  Look forward to seeing you in Ennis on 29th of September and in 2018!  #EBCF2018

Ennis Book Club Festival Extra Event

We are delighted to announce our first ever Ennis Book Club Festival Extra event. Join us on Friday 29th of September in glór in what promises to be a very special literary event to celebrate the publication of the captivating new novel from a mystery Irish author – (see our competition question below).
This author, who has previously won the Man Booker prize, is back with a new novel containing the hallmark razor-sharp dialogue, humour, and a superb evocation of childhood. But this is a novel unlike anything they have written before! When you finish the last page you will have been challenged to re-evaluate everything you think you remember so clearly.

A great book-club choice!

And who is this mystery author? Well, check out our competition below for a clue!


Competition Time

Win a 2 night stay in the Old Ground Hotel in Ennis!

We’re thrilled to partner with our long-time supporter, the Old Ground Hotel, and give you the chance to win a 2 night stay in Ennis.  This fabulous prize gives a lucky winner 2 night Bed & Breakfast for 2 people valid midweek until 28th February 2018.  To be in with a chance to win, you must be registered for our monthly Newsletter (see  In turn, simply answer the following question by dropping a line to:
Question: Guess who the author is coming to Ennis to read at the EBCF extra event this September.
Clue: This author won the Man Booker Prize in in 1993.
Deadline for entries is Friday, 28th July @ 6pm with the winner to be announced in our August Newsletter. 


Get involved in Ennis book Club festival 2018

We get asked a lot about getting involved with the Ennis Book Club Festival and this year we are delighted to offer a variety of ways to get involved.

Bookclub participation
We are actively seeking out book club participation. If you or any of your book club members would like to take part in a festival event, please let us know. We welcome your involvement. We might also canvass your views at times on different events/initiatives we are planning! If you are interested in getting involved, then register for our monthly Newsletter (see and drop us a line to letting us know of your potential interest and give us some background on your club.

Volunteers are an essential element to what makes Ennis Book Club Festival so successful. We are always looking for new volunteers. If you love books and helping people and are free on the weekend on 02-04 March 2018 then drop a line to

Sponsor an event
Ennis Book Club Festival has great support from a wide range of sponsors. We are inviting both individuals and organisations to contact us if they are interested in getting involved in sponsoring the Ennis Book Club Festival. Contact us by email at


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