Sunday, 7 September 2014

Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend

There's lots going on in Omagh this weekend.

Thursday 11th September - Omagh Library
8.00 pmReading by Bernie McGill                              

Friday 12th September - Strule Arts Centre
5.00 pmRegistration
6.30 pmWelcome by the Chairman of
Omagh District Council
Opening and Launch of art exhibition:
'Beyond Measure'
8:00 pmPanel discussion with Dr Eamonn Hughes,
David Hayden and Sinéad Gleeson.
Chaired by Declan Meade.

Saturday 13th September - Strule Arts Centre
10.30 amReading from The China Factory
Mary Costello
11.30 amTea/Coffee
12.00 pmBernard MacLaverty
A reading from Collected Stories
1.00 pmLUNCH
2.00 pmReading by Claire Keegan
3.30 pmBus Tour (meet at box office at Strule Arts Centre)
3.30 pmWriting workshop with Bernie McGill
8:00 pmDrinks Reception in Strule arts Centre
Hosted by Chairman of Omagh district Council
8.30 pmBuffet Supper in Strule Café
9.30 pmSam McDonald (Teeling Irish Whiskey)
Join Sam for a ball of malt and a bit of craic
as he reflects on 'Vice, Spirit and
industry in ireland.' 

Sunday 14th September - Strule Arts Centre
11.00 amBilly Ramsell
A world of machines, machine management
and communication is at the heart of Cork-
born poet Billy Ramsell's second collection of
poems. The digital signals involved comprise
a new life force on the planet, one we have
scarcely even begun to comprehend.
11.45 amTea/Coffee
12.15 pmReading from work in progress byPat McCabe
1.00 pmFarewell


Full Weekend Ticket: £85 (€105).
Cheques in sterling/euros payable to Omagh District Council.
This includes attendance at all sessions, light refreshments
throughout, buffet supper on Friday, lunch and buffet supper
on Saturday and a choice of the bus tour or the writing
workshop. It does not include the cost of accommodation.

Individual sessions: £8.00 (€10.00)

Sunday Special (2 consecutive sessions): £12.00 (€15.00)

Booking Information for 13th Benedict Kiely Literary Weekend (2014)

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