Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Ómós - Culture Against Violence

I like the sound of this. Unfortunately I'll be out of the country that night. Fortunately, I will be out of the country at the International Short Story Conference in Canada. Woop.

For those of you not so lucky, here are the details:

A cultural evening of selected readings and music to honour those who have experienced sexual violence in Ireland and to reflect on themes of cultural responsibility and healing will take place on Sunday the 20th of June St Stephen’s Church (Pepper Cannister).

Readings By:
Roddy Doyle, Joseph O’Connor, Lia Mills, Tom Murphy, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Theo Dorgan.

Music From:
Don Baker, Karan Casey, Eleanor McEvoy, Christy Moore.

Chaired by Theo Dorgan, with Maeve Lewis, executive director of One in Four
When: 7.30-9.30pm Sunday 20th June 2010
Where: St Stephen’s Church (Pepper Cannister), off Merrion Square, Dublin
Tickets: €25.00 each
Tickets Available:
Online via:
Phone: 01 6624070

Helping people to reflect on the issues of sexual violence in Irish society. All proceeds in aid of One in Four, registered charity, CHY 15289. Contact or on 01 6624070.

1 comment:

Rachel Fenton said...

It's great that writing can be such a versatile tool, sure it entertains but it can do so much more and I like it when it does.

Very exceedingly envious of your travel upcomings! Stuck in rainy Auckland in the winter...boohoo me..can't wait to get the low down on Canada though :)