Heather Newcombe

Gerry McKinley
15th March 2019
Jim Spence
15th March 2019

Heather Newcombe


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Ballycastle Museum


15th March 2019

Rathlin Writing Festival

“No matter who would come to this festival […], there was two things that had to happen. One, it had to be somewhere, sort of, in isolation, hence Rathlin was the obvious choice […] that you would bring so many writers to the island that wouldn’t be on it normally […], they would fall in love with the place and would return as visitors. But the other thing was that no-one coming to that festival would ever feel like an outsider […] And so we ran our first festival and I suppose to date, that’s our biggest claim to fame.”

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