FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 2014


WEDNESDAY 9th July | THURSDAY 10th July | FRIDAY 11th July

WEDNESDAY 9th July


10.00am Lecture

Questions and Answers
Professor Richard St L. Broadberry
History through French Windows

10.50am Tea/Coffee
11.10am Lecture

Questions and Answers
Dr John Feehan
The Landscapes of the Midland Bogs: a Drama in Three Acts

12.10pm Lecture

Questions and Answers
Theo Dorgan
The State We’re In

2.15 pm Afternoon Recital

The Roscommon Solstice Choir
Songs of Percy French and more

3.15 pm Gardens open


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THURSDAY 10th July


10.00 am Lecture • Questions and Answers

Dr Teresa O’Donnell
The French–Collisson Collaboration;
Paddy Whackery or Cultural Nationalism?

10.50 am Tea/Coffee
11.10 am Lecture

Gina Menzies
Ethics the core of human nature?

12.10 pm The Sean Freyne Lecture

Lecture
Questions and Answers
Fr Tony Flannery
Does The Holy Spirit Speak through Women also?

2.15 pm Afternoon Recital

Belles & Whistles
Belles, Fluthers and Balls!

3.15 pm Gardens open

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FRIDAY 11th July


10.00am Illustrated Lecture

Yvonne Pettitt
Percy French Paintings–Lead Kindly Light

10.50am Tea/Coffee
11.10am Lecture

Questions and Answers
Dr Caitriona Clear
The Origins of 20th-Century Institutions in 19th-Century Ireland

12.10 pm Lecture

Questions and Answers
John Waters
French’s Way

2.15 pm Afternoon Recital

Don Baker, Seán Keane, Mick Hanley, Michael Banaghan
The French Connection 2

3.15 pm Gardens open

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