Events at Dromana House

Saturday 15th July

DROMANA HOUSE, CAPPOQUIN, CO WATERFORD

ONE-DAY SEMINAR:

‘Now the Day Is Over”

The Literature of the Big House

 

Guest speakers:

Sally Phipps   A talk on the Life and Writings of Molly Keane.

Tom Mc Carthy  ” The Big House, a view from Downstairs”.

Eibhear Walsh   ” Now the Day is Over – Elizabeth Bowen, Molly Keane and the Fall of the Big House”.

Andrew Cockburn ” Ballantyne’s Folly”: Claud Cockburn’s Big House Novel. A tale of good deeds and skulduggery.

Abstracts  and Bio to follow shortly

 

 

 

 


10.00 – 10.45:   REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

10.45:               INTRODUCTION: BARBARA GRUBB AND DAGMAR Ó RIAIN-RAEDEL

11.00 – 11.30:    Sally Phipps   A talk on the Life and Writings of Molly Keane.

11.30 – 12.00:    Tom Mc Carthy  ” The Big House, a view from Downstairs”.

12.00 – 12.30:   DISCUSSION

12.30 – 14.00:   LUNCH

14.00 – 14.30:   Eibhear Walsh   ” Now the Day is Over – Elizabeth Bowen, Molly Keane and the Fall of the Big House”.

14.30 – 15.00:  Andrew Cockburn ” Ballantyne’s Folly”: Claud Cockburn’s Big House Novel. A tale of good deeds and skulduggery.

15.00 – 15.30:   DISCUSSION

15.30:               CONCLUSION AND TEA

Booking essential places limited: email info@dromanahouse.com Tel: 024 96144 or 086 8186305

Morning Coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and seminar €70 pp or two for €125