Friday Night September 29th
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“A Night at the Flicks”
There will be three photographic collections presented on the night and a selection of old video footage of Youghal – Claud Cockburn, William Trevor etc.
The three collections featured will be the Horgan Collection, the Roche Collection and the Kelly Collection. This will be a wonderful night of nostalgia, of memory sharing and enjoyment.
Saturday 30th September
– all day conference followed by an informal Conference Dinner
09.45 Official Opening .. Marian O’Halloran, Chairperson Youghal Celebrates History
Dr.Dagmar O’Riain-Raedel , Academic Director
10.00 The Tom McCarthy Memorial Lecture –
Vera Ryan “Youghal and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Ireland from the 1880s to the 1920s.
10.45 Shane Breslin ” The Claymen of Youghal”
11.15 Coffee Break
11.45 Tom Donnelly “Memories of Youghal Carpets”
12.15 David Kelly “The Changing Face of Youghal in the 20th Century”
13.00 – 15.00 Lunch ( A variety of options will be suggested for local restaurants)
15.30 – Michael Penrudduck – “The History of Net Fishing in the River Blackwater”
16.00 – Declan Hassett – “That Precious Space between Dreams and Adulthood”
Sunday Morning 1st October
10.00 – Colm Keane – “A Youghal Retrospective”
11.00 – Peter Murray – “Walter Verlin, His Life in Art”
This talk will be followed to a visit to an exhibition of the work of two great friends – Walter Verling and Cormac Mehegan.
For those who would like to visit the newly opened Clock Gate we have a special code for the weekend with a special offer of reduced prices : Quote the special offer YCH2017 when you are booking. The offer applies all weekend. Visits typically last about 45 minutes.