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Best selling author Michael Smith, explorer and author Jacki Hill-Murphy and more set for Lismore - Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2018

Best selling author Michael Smith, explorer and author Jacki Hill-Murphy, award-winning author Rosemary Mahoney and explorer and foreign correspondent Isambard Wilkinson are some of the world-renowned writers who are about to set their compass for Lismore in County Waterford this June 13th to 17th for the sixteenth annual Immrama Festival of Travel Writing. The theme of the 2018 festival is 'A Celebration of Exploration'.

One of the keynote speaker's best-selling author Michael Smith will take to the stage in the heritage town of Lismore on Saturday, June 16 at 3 pm. His talk will look at the history of Ireland's Antartic explorers as he will discuss his books on Tom Crean, Ernest Shackleton and other Irish explorers speaking about the highs and lows of uncovering the stories, challenging old myths, breaking new ground.

Joining Michael, as a keynote speaker on June 16th is explorer and author Jacki Hill-Murphy as she plans to discuss 'Women adventuring off the beaten track', Jacki has also travelled to some of the most inhospitable places on earth to re-create the journeys of daring women adventurers.

Full details of the festival programme and for event tickets for the Immrama Lismore Festival of Travel Writing 2018 see http://www.lismoreimmrama.com or call (058) 53803.

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