Festival Schedule 2018


WEDNESDAY 11th July | THURSDAY 12th July | FRIDAY 13th July

WEDNESDAY 11th July


9.45 am Introduction and Overview

John Waters

10.15 am Lecture • Questions & Answers

Eoghan Harris
Percy French, My Mother and Politics of Tolerance

10.45 am Tea/Coffee
11.15 am Lecture • Questions & Answers

Michael Harding
The Mountains of Mourne and the Art of Memoire

12.00 pm Lecture • Questions & Answers

Brian O’Connell
Castlecoote House – Revival

2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

Mary O’Donnell Harp
Teresa O’Donnell Harp
Jon Henderson
Guitar
A Selection of Irish and French Melodies

3.15 pm Gardens open

 

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THURSDAY 12th July


10.00 am Lecture • Questions and Answers

John Waters
The Yarragh and the Yearning

10.45 am Tea/Coffee
11.15 am Lecture • Questions & Answers

Dr Ita Beausang
The Rhythmic Journey of Percy French

SEAN FREYNE 1935-2013

12.00 pm Lecture • Questions & Answers

The Sean Freyne Memorial Lecture
Dr Finola Kennedy
Parish and Community: The Parish Bell is Tolling

2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

Róisín Waters & Band
The French Connection

3.15 pm Gardens open

 

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FRIDAY 13th July


10.00am Lecture • Questions & Answers

Ed Vulliamy
Music during war, against war, about war, in search of peace

10.45am Tea/Coffee
11.15am Lecture • Questions & Answers

Dr Karol Mullaney-Dignam
Schooling ‘A Nation of Singers’

12.00 pm Lecture • Questions & Answers

Kevin Myers
On the sill, looking in: The internal exile of the intimate outsider

2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

Leo Moran & Pádraig Stevens (The Saw Doctors)
The Pádraig Stevens’ Songbook

3.15 pm Gardens open

 

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