The First Annual Irish Cultural Festival

at Loyola Marymount University
April 2005



April 7: Eavan Boland, Irish Poet
Celebrated Irish poet Eavan Boland reads her poetry & signs copies of her books.  Boland, the leading Irish woman poet of her generation, is the author of nine books of poetry.  Boland lives in Stanford, California, & Dublin, Ireland, & is a professor of English at Stanford University.
Ahmanson Auditorium, U. Hall 1000, 8 PM


Eavan Boland

April 9: Krapp’s Last Tape, by Samuel Beckett, Starring Rick Cluchey of the San Quentin Drama Workshop
Rick Cluchey, co-founder of the San Quentin Drama Workshop whose collaboration with Beckett spans nearly three decades, in a solo performance of Beckett’s celebrated play.
Foley 120, 8 PM

April 10:  Gold Ring with Lillis Ó Laoire:
Irish Traditional Music
Gold Ring, featuring Richard Gee, Kate Reid, Frank Simpson, and SteveForman, along with special guest Lillis Ó Laoire, perform a lively array of Irish Traditional Music.
Murphy Recital Hall, 7:30 PM
 Lillis Ó Laoire




Sponsored by LMU’s Irish Studies Program, with generous support from The Department of English, The Graduate Program in English, Greg Sarris, The Marymount Institute, The Women’s Studies Program & The European Studies Program, & special thanks to Michael Engh, S.J., Katharine Free, Dan Weingarten, Debra Wong, Maria Jackson, Nestor Pereira & Heather Herkenhoff.