Thursday, 23 September 2010

Athlone Literary festival

This literary festival also has a cocktail, called Willie Ryan. Not sure how much alcohol is involved...the public must be told.

When: 24th to the 26th September


Friday 24th September (as part of Calture Night)

Irene Graham “Memories into Memoir” Workshop €40 Friday 24th September 11am - 4pm

What a Glorious Thing is War......” 3 extraordinary personal stories of the impact of war. Admission €5 8pm to 10pm
Terence Frisby, author, playwright, actor.,
Roisin Boyd, broadcaster and journalist,
Colm Doyle is a retired Colonel of the Irish Defence Forces who served for 43 years.

Saturday 25th September

Claire Keegan “Fiction Writing Seminar” ADMISSION: €25 (incl. entry to Claire Keegan’s reading at 2.30pm)

“Funny Business: a comedy workshop” by Stand-up comedian Abie Philbin Bowman €20/ CONCESSIONS €15 911am to 1pm

The Life, Times and Works of Michael D. Higgins TD - Interview by Donncha O’Connell, Lecturer in Law, NUI Galway and editor of The Irish Human Rights Law Review. ADMISSION: €10 4pm to 5pm

Sunday 26th September
Athlone's own Sunday Miscellany
(Why didn't RTE get their outside broadcast down for the event?)
noon to 1pm

See their website here


Robert K. Walker said...

Beautiful part of the world :)

Jules said...

Love the sculpture in the photo :) Will you let us know what a "Willie Ryan" is and how strong?
Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow