Programme of Events 1999

Friday 25th June

7.30pm Opening Address:

His Excellency Mr. James Sharkey
Irish Ambassador to Denmark

8.00pm The Patrick H. Kavanagh Memorial Lecture:

Comparing "The Last of the Name" with
memoirs of other Donegal authors

David Dickson, Fahan and Trinity College, Dublin.

Saturday 26th June

10.00am The Natural History of North-West Inishowen
John Conaghan, Clonmany and Galway.

10.45am Useens, Youseens and the dialect of Inishowen
Cathal Doherty, Carndonagh and N.U.L, Dublin.

11.30am Tea/Coffee

12.00pm Gathering of fragments: history and folklore
Cathal Poirteir, Derry and R.T.E.

1.30pm Lunch

3.00pm Field Trip to Isle of Doagh led by
Mary McGeoghegan, N.T. & John Conaghan.

5.30pm Ceol agus Craic - McCarrons Bar,
Local traditional musicians with musicians from Maghera

8.15pm John Nee's acclaimed one-man play "The Derry Boat" Admission 5.00, O.A.P/Students 2.00

10.00pm Inishowen Singers

Sunday 27th June

2.00pm Aspects of the history of the parish of Clonmany
Conall Byrne, Malin, Historian and Folklorist

2.45pm Cowdoctors - Animal Cures: A study of veterinary folklore
Michael Doherty, Derry & Veterinary College, N.U.I., Dublin.

3.30pm The Fiddle playing of the Doherty Brothers
David Hammond, Belfast, Broadcaster, Film Maker, Folk Singer

5.30pm Early Seisiun in Strand Hotel, Ballyliffin
Inishowen Fiddlers Seamus Grant, Dinny McLaughlin and others, and
Folk Songs of Ulster with David Hammond.

8.00pm Calgach Singers and Dancers, Derry
Admission 5.00 O.A.P./Students 2.00

All Events in St.Bridget's Youth Club unless otherwise stated.

Exhibition Centre: Craftwork, Old Photographs and Cine Film, Manuscripts, Maps, Books and Art Exhibition.

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