€50,000 has been allocated for two Kerry festivals. Listowel writers week €30,000 will be given to Ireland BikeFest which is based in Killarney and sees motorcycle enthuaists take part in daily ride outs on the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. €20,000 is earmarked for Listowel Writers’ Week which takes place over three days in the north Kerry town. The announcement has been welcomed by Deputy Brendan Griffin.