JAMES CONNOLLY FESTIVAL

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Below are a number of links to some of the artist performing at the Connolly Festival 4th – 9th May

JCfest4th May

The New Theatre:

1-00pm: Film show: The Republican Congress, episodes 1 and 2 Introduced by Donal Higgins (director) and Donal Fallon (historian).

Tuesday 5th May

The New Theatre 1-00pm:

Revolution and Counter Revolution in Latin America: talk by Fabio Bastidas Colombia

7-30pm The New Theatre

The Red Flag:Mat Callahan & Yvonne Moore

“The Revolutionaries: 1916 and Beyond” Songs and poems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bugCWPlUg0

Workman’s Club 8-30pm till late

The Radicals: Attila The Stocbroker

https://www.youtube.com/user/attilastockbroker1

Maximum Homosapien
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Pz3pUr_sdo

Followed by a night of Ska

Wednesday 6th May

The New Theatre 1-00pm:

Film Mise Éire

The New Theatre 7-30: “The Socialist Voice”

Fiach Moriarty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgcTzGE3N_Y

Stephen Murphy

Sarah Clancy Poet

http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=256&

Andrew Kearns

http://gallery.copyrighthouse.co.uk/andrewkearns/

Evelyn Campbell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDGxFwW8jPA

Thursday 7th May

1-00pm also Friday lunch time

The New Theatre: “Hairy Jayus” with Donal Kelly

http://www.donalokellyproductions.com/?page_id=30

The New Theatre 7-30pm

“Juno and the Peacock”; Dramistised reading of Sean O’Casey’s play By Ronan Wilmot.

Friday 8th May

The New Theatre

4-00pm “Women’s Liberation over the past hundred years” Micheline Sheehy Skeffington

7-30pm Music night:

Mark Geary

https://markgeary.bandcamp.com/track/fireflies

 

Saturday 9th May 2-00pm

James Connolly Memorial Lecture:

Speaker: Sister Teresa Forcedes

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24079227

Yearning Curve (Cork) Connolly Books 5-00pm onwards

http://www.breakingtunes.com/yearningcurve

Sunday 10th May

Arbour Hill Military Cemetery: 3-00pm

Wreath-laying at the grave of James Connolly and other leaders of the 1916 Rising:

Oration by Clare Daly TD.

Cobblestone Pub (back lounge): 4-00pm onwards

Live music session.

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