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8th Irish Military Seminar: Book Launch & Talk

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

19:00 Book Launch Join authors James Durney, Mario Corrigan and John O'Byrne for the launch of their book The Colour of Kildare 1913-1923 . This event will start at 7pm sharp, no booking necessary.   20:00 Missing in Action: The 50-year search for Ireland’s lost soldier In almost 70 years of Irish peacekeeping missions with

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8th Irish Military Seminar – Saturday 11th May

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

9.00-9.30 Registration, Refreshments and Bookshop 9.30  Welcome 9.40-10.20 This land of ire. The Nine Years’ War in Ireland, 1593-1603 Dr. James O’Neill The Nine Years’ War was one of the most traumatic and bloody conflicts in the history of Ireland. Encroachment on the liberties of the Irish lords by the English crown caused Hugh O’Neill,


Bullet Points Panel Discussion

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join Bullet Points exhibition curator Paula Barrett as she chairs a panel discussion with artists Patricia Hurl, Dominic Thorpe, Michael James Rowley, and member of Lord Edward’s Own Re-enactment Group, Monasterevin Barry Walsh. The discussion will be centred around the exhibition and the who, what and how we commemorate.   Bullet Points: Who, What, and How We

free event, booking essential

SCHOOLS: Artist Talk with Greg Sinclair

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Led by creator and artist Greg Sinclair, this unique talk will offer students an insight into the inspiration, process and creative production of the Seashells film and exhibition. Greg will explore tongue twisters from around the world in a playful and performative way. Inviting students to share tongue twisters of their own...the sillier the better! 

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JUNE FEST: Miriam Mulcahy in Conversation with Olivia Fitzsimons

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Women of Words: A Day of Writing Instinct and Inspiration This afternoon session will feature a captivating conversation between Newbridge author Miriam Mulcahy, (This is My Sea) and acclaimed author Olivia Fitzsimons (The Quiet Whispers Never Stop). They will delve into the various inspirations that fuel their writing endeavours and explore the diverse array of

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