This year’s Swift Satire Festival once again promises to be a massive success. Satire-Day is again looking good, with comedy acts such as Neil Delamere, Oliver Callan, Tara Flynn, Gunther Grun, John Colleary, Alan Shortt, Tina Turner Tea Lady, Bernard O’Shea, Fred Cooke, Abie Philbin-Bowman and Hardy Buck Eddie Durkan among the names on the bill for a 10-hour comedy festival on Satire-Day, July 6th.

Also on Saturday, you can look forward to the largest ever simultaneous collective reading when the festival brings together 302 people to read a page each of Jonathan Swift’s best-known work, Gulliver’s Travels. There is lots more happening too, including Project Swift, the Friday night Swift Round Table with Barry Murphy, Alan Shortt and some very special guests, genealogy workshops with Eneclann and the Bite of Satire lunch in the company of President Michael D. Higgins which incorporates a Sunday lunchtime rehearsed reading of The Great Goat Bubble, one of the major attractions at last year’s Galway Arts Festival.