Saturday, October 5, 2013

Me and Nu at Coole Park Autumn Gathering

                                                            Photo: Peter Moore

As part of The Lady Gregory Autumn Gathering, which this year is celebrating Irish Women Writers,  Hedy Gibbons-Lynott and I  are  performing a kitchen reading of Me and Nu by Anne Gregory, as well as our own work tomorrow, Sunday 6th October. Many thanks to Marion Cox for inviting us. A day that is packed with inspiring events, times and venues are as follows.

10.30 The End of the Cycle: Lady Gregory and Yeats ‘A Vision’ Prof. Meg Harper, Glucksman Chair in Contemporary Writing in English, University of Limerick.
Venue: Coole Park Visitor Centre

11.15 Coffee Coole Park Visitor Centre

11.45 Strange Encounters – Interactive Ghost Stories & Strange Tales from Lady Gregory’s ‘Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland’
Dr. Cecily O’Neill, Author and International Authority on Drama and Arts Education
 Venue: Coole Park Visitor Centre

12.30 Coole Connections- a personal encounter with Lady Gregory and Coole
Hedy Gibbons-Lynott, Award-winning writer
Venue: Coole Park Visitor Centre

14.30 Me & Nu – A Kitchen Reading
Hedy Gibbons-Lynott and Geraldine Mills
The Gate Lodge, Coole Park

15.30 Out of Old Stories
Geraldine Mills, Poet & Short-story Writer
 The Gate Lodge, Coole Park

20.00 Lady Gregory’s Ingredients
A three woman play depicting the life of Lady Gregory
The Wild Swan Theatre Group
The Town Hall, Gort

Monday 7th October 2013
10.00 Creative Writing Think Tank (2 hrs) Gort Public Library
Yvonne Cullen, Creative Writing Workshop Facilitator

13.00 Literary Lunch with acclaimed Local Writers. Hedy and I will be there too.
 The Gallery Café

15.30 Book Launch: Spirit of the Burren  by Jackie Queally
 Gort Public Library

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