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

Including:

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
SPEAKERS :
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

2 comments:

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