The Kilkee Playwright Festival will be held on the August Bank Holiday Weekend. It will include 5 plays and 10 rehearsed readings including playwrights from New York, Gothenburg, Dublin,Cork, Kildare, Galway and of Clare. It will open on Friday 3rd August at 7.30pm with three rehearsed readings. On Saturday there will be 4 plays and 3 rehearsed readings throughout the day starting with Split by Wendy Rose Alice at 1 p.m. All events are individually priced or there is a day ticket available for Saturday for €35/€30 and for Sunday at the price of €20 /€18. The day tickets will cover all the events on the given day. Day tickets can only be purchased by ringing the box office on 065 9060769 and are not available for purchase online. Sunday will start with a play by Eve O’ Mahony called ‘The Bold Brigit Cleary’ at 1 p.m.