The Gerard Manley Hopkins Annual International Festival takes place in Newbridge College (25 miles from Dublin) every July. GMH Intl. Festival has been hailed by the editor of The Oxford Companion to Irish Literature, as 'the best Literary Festival in Ireland' and is now 30 years old.
Next year’s festival will take place from July 20 to 26. Proposals for a lecture (20 minutes) relating to Hopkins and his time should be sent to the Artistic Director, poet Desmond Egan, at firstname.lastname@example.org with a one-paragraph CV. Closing date: December 12, 2017.