Festival Schedule 2022

A request: It would be very helpful if ticket holders were seated in the marquee fifteen minutes before the first talk each day.

 

 

WEDNESDAY 2oth July | THURSDAY 21st July | FRIDAY 22nd July

WEDNESDAY 2oth July


10.00 am

Kevin Finnerty
What has Arti!cial Intelligence and
Transhumanism got to do with Percy French?

10.50 am

Professor Gerard Casey
What’s a nice soul like you doing with a body like this?

11.45 am Tea/Coffee
12.05 pm

Larissa Nolan
Where am I?
Reflections on finding the authentic voice in Irish media

12.45 pm

Michael Hardiman
Carl Jung’s Modern Man in Search of a Soul

1.30 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

Eileen Coyle (Soprano) & Frasier Hickland (Piano)
Con Anima–More Soul Music

4.00 pm Gardens Open

Questions & answers to follow each talk

 

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THURSDAY 21st July


10.00 am

Philip Sheppard
Landscapes of the Soul:
An illustrated talk on Percy French’s paintings

10.50 am

Awaited
Awaited

11.45 am Tea/Coffee

SEAN FREYNE 1935-2013

12.05 pm The Sean Freyne Memorial Lecture

Martin D Henry
Nietzsche’s Questions to Christianity
Chair Fr Vincent Twomey

12.45 pm

Paul Kingsnorth
Silicon Transcendence versus Roots in The Land

1.30 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

The Unwanted Cathy Jordan, Seamie O’Dowd, Rick Epping
Music: the Caper, Call & Cry of the Soul

4.00 pm Gardens open

Questions & answers to follow each talk

 

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FRIDAY 22nd July


PERCY FRENCH, THE NEXT GENERATION

10.00 am

Charles Piecyk
From Kant to Transhumanism:
human nature in (post)modernity

10.50 am

John F Deane
Three Strange Angels

11.45 am Tea/Coffee
12.05 pm

Máirín McCarron
Saints, Scholars, and Science in Medieval Ireland

12.50 pm

Summing-up & Panel Discussion
Máirín MacCarron, Charles Piecyk, John F Deane

1.30 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Afternoon Recital

Col Ceathair
A little ‘soul’ music

3.30 pm Gardens open

Questions & answers to follow each talk

 

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