Kickham Country Weekend 2016, Aug 12 – 14

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Kickham Country Weekend

Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary

August 12th to 14th, 2016

 

Friday, August 12th 2016

7.30 pm                Cheese and Wine Reception

Official opening by Jim Maher (Author of The Flying Column, West Kilkenny, 1916 –                       1921

8.30pm                 Lecture: “Thomas McDonagh – Poet, Revolutionary & Executed 1916 Leader”, by Dr.                       Frank Houlihan (Author and Lecturer)

 

Saturday, August 13th 2016

1.30pm                 Guided Bus Tour of Historic Fethard

(Guide – Mary Hanrahan, Fethard Historical Society) –  €20

8.30pm                 Lecture: “A Night With C.J. Kickham – Ceol agus Craic”

Presented by Dr. Willie Nolan, Neil Hurley & local artistes (finger food) –  €10

 

Sunday, August 14th 2016

11.30am               Anniversary Mass for C.J. Kickham and James Maher

Followed by Oration and Laying of Wreaths by Michael Moroney (B. Ed.)

3.00pm                 Poetry Reading & Music – Killaghy Castle Walled Garden, Mullinahone –  €5

 

Partly funded by Tipperary County Council