Theme: Journeys of Historic Proportions
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Salwa Elhamamsy: The Sun Shines, Sometimes" The first travel book about Ireland by an Egyptian author.
John Dwyer: "Cape Town to Kruger: Travels in South Africa and Swaziland".
Time: 9.30 a.m. Venue: The Red Hall Tickets: €75.00
Paul Clements Workshop: Start of workshop with Paul Clements: Explore and write about West Waterford's finest buildings. Workshop will conclude on Sunday.
This journey into the past follows in historic footsteps with guided tours through two of West Waterford's finest buildings that will inspire you to write. Participants are asked to take notes on the Saturday morning tours and to write up a short piece for discussion the next day. On Sunday (11am-2pm) we will consider how to write about specifics and ways in which you can bring alive your work through descriptions of buildings or by foot stepping. All touring and Sunday lunch is included in the price.
Time: 11.00 a.m. Venue: Courthouse Theatre Tickets: Free
Donald Brady: a presentation on 'The incomparable Katherine Boyle: A quadricentennial celebration.'
Time: 12.30 p.m. Venue: The Red Hall Tickets: €10.00
Reading by Harry Bucknall on his book "Like a Tramp, like a Pilgrim" a joyous journey of Elizabethan proportion filled with anecdote, adventure and mishap.
Time: 2.00 p.m. Venue: Lismore LibraryTickets: Free
Molly Keane Creative Writing Award
Time: 3.00 p.m. Venue: Blackwater Community School Tickets: €25.00
Charley Boorman: Actor and Adventurer Charley Boorman has successfully been producing adventure travel documentaries for the BBC, SKY and National Geographic Channel since 2004.
Time: 8.00 p.m. Venue: Blackwater Community School Tickets: €25.00
Robert Fisk: Middle East correspondent of The Independent for more than twenty years, primarily based in Beirut. Fisk holds more British and international journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent and has been voted British International Journalist of the Year award seven times.
Time: 11.00 a.m. Venue: The Red Hall Tickets: €75.00
Paul Clements Workshop: Second part of workshop with Paul Clements: Explore and write about West Waterford's finest buildings.
11.00 a.m. Gregorian Mass - St Carthage's Church
Time: 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. Venue: Millennium Park, Lismore Tickets: Free
Family fun and music by Baker Street, a two piece acoustic band.
Time: 7.30 p.m. Venue: Courthouse Theatre Tickets: €10.00
Gerard Taylor on his book "But for Ireland I'd not tell her name", the story about Joe Collins from Lismore.
June 11 - Trad. Music in The Classroom.
June 14 - Cricket match between Lismore and Dublin writers XI
June 14 - Lismore Farmers Market
w/e June 11-14th Cotton Library
w/e June 11-14th Backwater Adventure!