Literature / Litríocht
A public talk by Dr. Conor Brosnon on faminein West Kerry; the workhouse buildings and system. Poetry reading by Simon Ó Faoláin.
A lively rendering i nGaeilge agus Béarla of the folk tale An Bodach by local journalist, Seán Mac an tSíthigh, bunaithe ar an mbéaloideas áitiúil.
Tráthnóna filíochta le hÁine Uí Fhoghlú agus Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh agus ceol le Mark Crickard, á chur i láthair le Helen Ní Shé, in Ionad an Bhlascaoid, Dún Chaoin. Ceol agus filíocht le radharc an oileáin.
Ireland’s Upanishads, The Native Wisdom of John Moriarty’s Six Stories.
Bígí linn for an inspiring conversation about rewilding with Darach Ó Mhurchú and Eoghan Dalton, author and creator of An Irish Atlantic Rainforest – an enduring picture of the regenerative force of nature – followed by an enchanting evening walk through the beautiful woodlands of Colaiste Íde.
Deis hiontach bheith ag éisteach le scéalaí cailiúil Tomás Ó Luing. Sa chaint seo tugann sé éachtaint ar an sean saol bhóthántaíocht agus an saol a tháinig ina dhiaidh. Gan dabht beidh scéal nú dhó á insint aige taréis na cainte.
Paul Kingsnorth is an English writer living on a smallholding in County Galway. He is the author of ten books, including the Buckmaster Trilogy of novels, the first of which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Where else would you be going but to the infamous Dick Mack's (that'd be across from the church!) ag ól puint, listening to some of the best writers on the planet? If you attend no other event this féile make it this one! Fáilte roimh cách.
Filíocht sa siopa leabhair sa Chaifé Liteartha le hÁine Uí Fhoghlú agus ceol le Mark Crickard.
Fascinating discussion on climate change by specialist Prof. Peter Thorne, director of ICARUS Climate Research Centre at Maynooth University with Mary Kiernan of Transition Kerry.
Dhein Bob Quinn an chéad scannáin-fada as Gaeilge, Poitín, 45 blian ó shin. This veteran filmmaker, writer, photographer and Aosdána member, has been a distinctive, sometimes controversial voice in the Irish arts world for six decades.
West Kerry Surnames with eminent researcher Dr. Paul MacCotter.
Interview with Malcolm, Wendela and Veronique of the Beehive Theatre Company. In conversation with Sláine Ni Chathalláin ó Radió na Gaeltachta.
An evening of spoken word agus scéalaíocht, including a modern interpretation of the 11th century Book of Invasions and a new creation myth for Ireland.
Bígí in éineacht le Celtic Nature Walking Tours guide Kevin O' Shea do siúlóid timpeall an Daingean entertained at every corner by well-known poets san aireamh Áine Ní Fhoghlu, Maggie Breen, Conal Creedon, Jude Nutter agus Emer Fallon.
In this his second talk at Feile na Bealtaine, Roger Stalley, fellow emeritus of Trinity College Dublin, will examine some of the more unusual features of the church at Kilmalkedar, explaining how its design relates to other buildings both in Ireland and elsewhere in Romanesque Europe. He will also consider how it was constructed and why such a fashionable building came to be erected at Kilmalkedar.
Best Irish Published Book of the Year 2022 In this people’s history of Ireland, An Irish Folklore Treasury, John Creedon introduces a fascinating collection of stories from the Schools’ Collection.