• Informed Social & Cultural discussion of Ireland today

  • Music performed by leading songwriters & musicians

  • Annually at Castlecoote House, Co. Roscommon, since 2009

  • Honorary President: President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

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Click here to download the 2019 brochure

The 2019 brochure is also available for purchase, priced at €5. 
Please use our order form, email us at info@percyfrench.ie, or call us on 090 6663794.

2019 Speakers include

Professor R V Comerford
Dr Kristina Varade
Dr Éamonn Costello
Paul Gunning
Brian O’Connell
Professor Vincent Twomey
Mary Kenny
Dr Celia Brayfield
Dr Kayla Rose
Dr Patrick Fitzgerald
Dr Brian Griffin
Alexander Jones
Dr Paul McLaughlin
Dr Gerard Moran
Professor Rich Loosbrock
Niall O’Dwyer
Professor John Strachan

2019 Perfomers include

Castlecoote Ramblers
Viva Voce Chorus
The Donoghue Brothers



William Percy French
(1854—1920)

A social commentator throughout his many writings, plays, and songs. International stage entertainer, songwriter, actor, concert promoter, editor, banjo player and a landscape artist of repute.