Programme Summary

Wednesday June 20th – Tech Amergin

6.30pm Opening of Exhibition & Launch of Unde Scribitur

7.30pm An Chéad Chéim; A Celebration of Ireland’s First Poem

Thursday June 21th – Tech Amergin

9.30am Workshops

10.30am Our oldest poem and the scribal tradition –a talk by Timothy O’Neill
Reading – Lorna Shaughnessy

2.15pm Readings – Theo Dorgan, Mick Delap 4.30pm Readings – Paula Meehan, Tony Curtis

7.30pm The Galician and The Gael – Poetry and Music with Manuel Rivas, trans. Lorna Shaughnessy, Carlos Nuňez, Máire Breatnach, Bernard O’Donoghue

10.00pm Open Mic – Venue to be confirmed

Friday June 22nd – Tech Amergin

9.30am Workshops

10.30am Talk and Field Trip with Paddy Bushe

2.15pm Readings – Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Leanne O’Sullivan

4.00pm Reading – Harry Clifton
Book Launch Móinéar an Chroí – Paddy Bushe

7.30pm Readings – Michael Longley, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Kerry Hardie

10.00pm Open Mic – Venue to be confirmed

Saturday June 23rd, 2018 – Tech Amergin

9.30am Workshops

11.30am Amergin in the Open – words and music at the new Amergin monument on Waterville Sea front

2.15pm Reading – Pat Boran, Cathal O’Searcaigh

4.00pm Book Launches
John F Deane – Dear Pilgrim
James Harpur – The White Silhouette

7.30pm The Anthony Clare Memorial Session

10.00pm St. John’s Eve Bonfire & Open Mic – Venue to be confirmed