Wild Child: Birr Castle Gardens
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre, Birr, Co. Offaly
21 August, 10am - 3pm
Celebrate our most passionate writers, Liam & Tom O’Flaherty. A time now lost can be relived through familiarity with their work. Visiting Aran with such knowledge makes for a rewarding experience.
Events: 1) the launch of a collection of short stories by Tomás Ó Flaithearta, 2) lecture on the social influence of Tom O'Flaherty during his time in the United States, 3) discussion on the relevance of Tom O'Flaherty's writing in today's world, 4) reading of O'Flaherty stories at the O'Flaherty homestead in Gort na gCapall, 5) a dramatic presentation based on Liam Ó Flaithearta's work, with supporting music, 6) seminar on the connections between Liam Ó Flaithearta and Padraic Ó Conaire.