CHANGING IRELAND PROGRAMME
ORGANISED BY DEIRDRE O’BYRNE
Ultan Cowley, author of The Men Who Built Britain, gives a multimedia presentation on the history of Irish navvies.
Writers Bernard MacLaverty, Sinéad Morrissey, Moy McCrory, Catherine Byron, Michael Murphy and Kevin Fegan read from their work and discuss Irish writing and identity.
Gerry Smyth tells the story of Irish pop and rock.
Catherine Dunne, author of An Unconsidered People, tells us about the homeless Irish in London.
Gerry Molumby of Triskellion Theatre Company runs a workshop on Irish drama.
Other speakers include writer Éilís Ní Dhuibhne, and Christy from Coláiste na nGael.
Brian McCormack and Anne Murphy run craft and games workshops for children.
Storyteller Fran O’Boyle tells traditional tales.
Stalls, displays and freebies.
Music by Comhaltas.
Evening Céili in The Place, Sherwood
Music by Five Go Off