Exhibition and Demonstration
Craft and Trade Exhibition
Teresa Downes - Basketmaking
Bernie Doherty – Handknits
Ann Mc Gonigle – Glenowen Tweeds
Marian Mc Nally – Grant – Tweed
Claire Harkin - Crafts
McGlinchey Summer School Art
Artists/Photographers whose work will be displayed
Margaret Mc Geehan, Tess White, Marie Mullin, Angela Doherty, Denise
Ferran, Brian Ferran, Ros Harvey, Tim Stampton, Melita Denaro, Fiona
Mc Gee, Stephen Diggins, Una Millar, David Fahy, Terry Coyle, Pam
O’Connell, Tanya Mc Colgan, Gabriel Henry
All events will be held in Clonmany Youth and Community Resource
Centre (unless otherwise stated).
For further information:
telephone. 086 1722978 or 087 2849244
or 074 937 6110
For information on local accommodation, please phone 074 937 4933
Nollaig Mac Congáil
Born in Derry, educated at St. Columb’s College and
the Queen’s University, Belfast, is professor of Irish at N.U.I.Galway.
He has written and edited twenty books and numerous articles on Irish
Grammar and Donegal Literature, including An Fear Deireannach den
tSloinneadh, the Irish language version of The Last of the Name.
Pádraig Ó Baoighill
From Fintown,Co Donegal, is a diocesan priest and chaplain
at Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair. Received Ph.D. at University of Ulster
for postgraduate studies in education and history. Member of the Executive
of Co. Donegal Historical Society.
Liam Ó Cuinneagáin
From Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal runs Oideas Gael which organises
summer language and cultural programmes and publishes Beo.ie, the
online monthly Irish language magazine . He is also Chairperson of
Údaras na Gaeltachta.
Is an independent Social and Economic Consultant since 1995. Previously
he worked for the NI Economic Research Centre, Combat Poverty and
the Education Research Centre at St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra,
Now living in Derry, is a founder member of the Bogside Community
Association and has long been associated with local community organisations.
He was Vice Chairman of the first Northern Ireland Policing Board
and is Chairman and Chief Executive of Northland Films and Director
at the Northlands Centre.
A native of Belfast, is Head of the School of International Business
at University of Ulster, Magee Campus. She has directed a number of
programmes for businesses in the North West, including Corporate Crafts
and Inward Entrepreneurs.
Sean Cannon is a legend of the Irish folk scene. A member of the legendary
Dubliners and one of the most in demand folk musicians in Europe,
touring constantly both as a member of the Dubliners and in his own
right. For over four decades Sean has been a constant favourite on
the live circuit with his passionate and rousing performances and
his unequalled reputation as a singer and raconteur. Sean will be
acoompanied by his son James, a singer with a deep and passionate
A writer, photographer, musician from Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary,
has won many literary awards for his published prose work and several
volumes of poetry Oven Lane, All Souls and One Another (Gallery Press
publications). In Spring 2005, he held the Chair in Irish Studies
at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. Elected to Aosdána in
The Loose Cannons
An all female group of singers got together through a weekend Voice
Workshop, facilitated by Frankie Armstrong, a voice teacher from Wales.
They will sing songs on this year’s theme Work - farming, fishing
and factory songs.
Is a renowned actor, braoadcaster, who teaches creative writing through
the medium of storytelling and poetry in schools in the North West.
She has performed one women shows on stage and presented her own show,
Murphy’s Law, and participates on the Nine Line programme on
BBC Radio Foyle. Involved in the Arts and in Derry’s cultural
life for many years.