Festival Programme 2012
Saturday November 10th 6pm to 7pm Abbey Arts Centre Theatre 3 History Ireland Hedge School, hosted by History Ireland editor and Newstalk radio presenter- Tommy Graham – a lively round- table discussion with historians and well-known personalities.
Forty Shades of Ballyshannon AN ILLUSTRATED LIGHT TALK ON THE BALLYSHANNON AREA MIXING ANCIENT AND MODERN HISTORY. Speaker: Anthony Begley Venue: Abbey Centre Ballyshannon Date and Time: Thursday 8th November 8.30 p.m. Admission: Free. All welcome Arranged by Co. Donegal Historical Society in memory of Kathleen and Louis Emerson [...]
We are honoured and truly delighted that Sean Mc Ginley celebrated screen and television actor is coming home to Ballyshannon and will open our Festival on Thursday November 8th. He will also be joining us for an evening of Readings, Rhymes and Rhapsodies on Saturday evening November 10th at the Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon. This is an [...]
Fintan O’Toole well known Irish Times Columnist , Author and Political Analyst has kindly agreed to join us on Friday November 9th as key note speaker along with a panel of distinguished guests to debate a topical issue. Recent publications include: Ship Of Fools, How Stupidity And Corruption Sank The Celtic Tiger, 2009. Enough is [...]
We are delighted to announce that Kevin Barry will be joining us as one of the key literary contributors to our Allingham Arts Festival in November 2012. Kevin Barry is an Irish writer from Limerick. In 2007 he won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature for his short story collection There are Little Kingdoms. In [...]