Chronology: The Irish Cultural Festival 2005-2010

 



  2005
April 6 A Reading by the prizewinning Irish poet Eavan Boland
April 9 Krapp’s Last Tape, by Samuel Beckett, Starring Rick Cluchey of the San Quentin Drama Workshop
April 10 "Gold Ring" with Lillis Ó Laoire: Irish Traditional Music
   
 

2006

March 1 Krapp's Last Tape, by Samuel Beckett, performed by Rick Cluchey, co-founder of the San Quentin Drama Workshop
March 24 Irish Traditional Music and Dance, performed by Frank Simpson and Friends
March 30 A Reading by the prizewinning Irish poet Eamonn Wall
   
 

2007

February 2 Salmon Poetry: A 25th Anniversary Celebration! Featuring readings by Jessie Lendennie, Kevin Higgins, and John Menaghan
March 15 An Evening of Celtic Music and Dance from Ireland and Scotland
March 16 Neil O'Shea in "An Evening with Great Irish Writers"
   
 

2008

March 14 An Evening of Traditional Irish Music
March 27 A Reading by prizewinning Irish poet Eamon Grennan
April 5 In The Name Of The Father: Screening & Discussion
April 8 When Hope and History Rhymed: Screening & Discussion
   
  2009
March 26 Irish Traditional Music, Frank Simpson and Friends
March 28 Michael Collins, A Screening and Discussion
April 16 Peter Quinn, Author of Banished Children of Eve and Looking for Jimmy
   
 

2010

February 25 "Black Irish: Embracing Diversity in Ireland and America": Rotimi Adebari, the first African mayor of an Irish town, gives a multi-media presentation
February 27 The Boys of St. Columb's: Screening & Discussion
April 7 "Great Craic": A Night of Irish Poetry and Music, featuring a reading by Irish poet Neil Regan and Irish traditional music Frank Simpson & Friends
April 10 The Magdalene Sisters: Screening & Discussion