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Autumn tour 2022
(Book selling & signing at all events)
23rd July – Hometree, Ennistymon, 7.30pm
24th July – Ballybunion Arts Festival, 3pm
4th Aug – Birr Vintage Festival.
26th August – Arás Éanna, Inis Oirr, 8.30pm
9th Sept – Culturlann McAdam Ó Fiaich. 1pm & 7.30pm
10th Sept – Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare, 2pm & 7pm
11th Sept – Viking Theatre Clontarf (sold out)
30th Sept - White Horse, Ballincollig, Co Cork.
2nd Oct - Butter Market, Kenmare. TBC
7th Oct – Townhall Theatre, Cavan
8th Oct – Ursa Minor Bakehouse, Ballycastle, Co Antrim
13th Oct – Ballina Arts Centre, Co Mayo
15th Oct – Aonach Mhacha, Armagh, 2pm and 7pm
20th Oct – Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, 8pm
25th Oct - Solstice, Navan. 2pm & 7pm (TBC)
26th Oct – Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin Derry city, Co Derry
27th Oct – An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, 3pm & 8pm
29th Oct – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Autumn school, Lough Gur, Co Limerick
2nd Nov - An Taibhdhearc, Galway City.
3rd Nov - Fumbally Stables, Dublin 8
4th Nov - Fumbally Stables, Dublin 8
6th Nov – Repair Acts Festival, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, 7.30pm (I also give a talk at 2pm)
23rd Nov – Roscommon Arts Centre, 8pm
24th Nov – The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo, 8pm
25th Nov – Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, 2.30pm & 8pm
4th Dec – Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire, noon & 3pm (times TBC)
Listen to the Land Speak
He writes occasionally for The Irish Times on culture & travel, presents the RTÉ podcast The Almanac of Ireland, and is author of the award-winning, best-selling Thirty-Two Words For Field, and Tree Dogs, Banshees Fingers and other Irish Words for Nature. His new book, Listen to the Land Speak is due Oct 2022.
He has made dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture for TG4, RTÉ & Travel Channel. He lives in an oak wood, with bees and hens, in a grass-roofed house near Lough Lene, Co Westmeath.
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