Wed March 05
National Library of Ireland. Kildare Street, Dublin. www.nli.ie
Event: International Women’s Day
Talk: “Adventurous Irish Women” including two pioneering women aviators
Monday March 10
Illustrated talk on women travellers with readings from The Blessings of a Good Thick Skirt
Radley CofE Primary School, Church Rd, Radley near Oxford
Event: meeting, Radley History Club
Thursday March 13
Illustrated talk on Syria with readings from My Home is Your Home A Journey Round Syria.
Rewley House, Oxford
Event: meeting of University of the Third Age (U3A) Enquiries 01865 376467
Sat. March 29
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin www.cbl.ie
Event: Discussion on Syria, its peoples and its culture, in conjunction with showing of film about Mar Mousa Monastery near Damascus.
Sat. May 03
Cyril Gray Hall, Achill Island, Co Mayo, Ireland
Event: Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend
Seminar: The nuts and bolts of travel writing.
Reading from My Home is Your Home A Journey Round Syria. Discussion with German writer. (For details see: www.heinrichboellcottage.com)
St Thomas’s Church, Dugort, Achill Island
Thurs to Sat May 29 – 31
Listowel, Co Kerry, Ireland.
Event: Listowel Writers Week 2014
3 half-day workshops on travel and travel writing. Please see www.writersweek.ie for details of workshops and how to enrol.
Wed Oct 01
To Cork for Global Economic Forum to discuss. among other things tourism and food. I'll be promoting my current project concerning the butter roads of Cork and Kerry.
Mon Oct 13
Five-day residency at The Tin Jug Studio, Birr, Co Offaly.
Thurs Oct 23
17:30 - 19:30
I'm organising "Remembrance" an event to remember people in Ireland affected by the First World War.
Speakers include Professor Paula Meehan and Tom Burke of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association. Trumpeter Dominic Nolan will play the Last Post. Music by the Ukuhooligan Band and the Ringsend Singers - and you're invited to join in. When did you
last pack up all your troubles?
Supported by Dublin City Council Libraries, the venue is Pearse Street Library.
Admission is free thanks to DCC but booking is advisable. To book: +353(0)1 6744888.
Fri Nov 07
Travel talk to U3A
The Education Centre, Blackrock Art College, Kill Avenue, Dublin.
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