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Dé Sathairn / Saturday 12th April

Éigse Michael Hartnett 2014

 

11.00 am

Michael Hartnett Memorial Lecture: Professor Diarmaid Ferriter will give this year's lecture on "Scrambling for the bones of the patriot dead": Remembering and commemorating the Irish Revolution 1913-23.


Venue: County Council Area Office, Newcastle West
Táille isteach €10 / Admission €10

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2.45 pm

Ned Lynch's Pub, Newcastle West - the afternoon
commences with Ned's annual rendition of 'The Ballad
of Salad Sunday'.

The Hartnett Viva Voce - Join us for a lively afternoon of poetry. Participate in the 'Open Mic' where prize money will be awarded for the best original poem and the best performed Hartnett poem. Prize money of €300 for the Viva Voce winner in the original poem category and €100 for best read Hartnett Poem.

 

Venue: Ned Lynch's, The Square, then on to the Shamrock Bar

Bí Linn agus Fáilte / All Welcome




8.00 pm

Magic on a Green Country Road – a dazzling evening of poetry, song and prose with poet Theo Dorgan, author Claire Kilroy and Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Susan McKeown.

 

Venue: County Council Area Office, Newcastle West
Táille isteach €10 / Admission €10

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10.00 pm

Club na hÉigse – Join us as we round off Éigse Michael Hartnett 2014 with lively song, story and poetry contributions from the audience and
Éigse guests


Venue: Courtenay Lodge Hotel, Newcastle West
Bí Linn agus Fáilte / All Welcome



Festival News

4th March - Deadline for Michael Hartnett Poetry Award has now passed; judges Moya Cannon and Theo Dorgan are deliberating

 

3rd March - The Éigse Michael Hartnett 2014 Programme is now available to download as a pdf

 

28th February - The Éigse Michael Hartnett 2014 Programme and Guest details are now live


13th January - The Éigse Michael Hartnett 2014 Festival Programme will be available in February

 

View all Updates >

Download this years programme as a pdf

 

David Whyte delivers the Michael Hartnett memorial lecture 2011

David Whyte delivers the Michael Hartnett memorial lecture 2011

 

Brian Kennedy sings at Éigse 2011

Brian Kennedy sings at Éigse 2011

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