Hopkins Festival 2015






















Hopkins Festival Maynooth University Day
Sunday July 26th 2015

maynooth university



14.00 Hours: Festival Bus leaves from Newbridge Silver Carpark.
M.C.Mary Rea .

15.00 hours: Arrive St. Patrick's College Maynooth. Welcomed by Teresa Redmond, (NUIM).

Guided Tour of Science Museum

led by Dr. Niall McKeith, Curator, Science Museum

16.00 hours Visit to the beautiful Pugin style College Chapel.

Short Organ Recital by Peter Maloney plays Bach and Boëllmann.

17.00 hours: Renehan Hall Jeanne Morel Walshe on Pugin and his Influence

Jeanne Morell Walshe (relation of Pugin) gives a powerpoint presentation onf Pugin and his influence on Maynooth College architecture
MC. Jenny Adamson

17.30 hours: Sherry Reception (still in Renehan Hall)

sponsored by Philip Nolan, President NUI Maynooth.

Guitar: Conor Mahony

Two Hopkins Poems read by Dominick and Jane Chilcott (UK); two poems read by Jenny Adamson and Philip Brady (Irl); Kevin McEneaney (US);
MC: Teresa Redmond NUIM

18.15 hours: Hopkins Festival Banquet (Pugin Hall)

Entry by Ticket only
Distinguished guests inlcude: Stuart Dwyer, Chargé d'Affaires Embassy of USA; Jim Walshe, Vice President, NUIM; Conor Bowman, President, The Gerard Manley Hopkins Society Ltd.

UK Ambassador

Presentation of The Hopkins Society Achievement Award to:
HE Dominick Chilcott,
UK Ambassador to Ireland

Masked Mystery : Con Cummins; MC Derek Egan

21.00 hours Festival Bus leaves for Newbridge from Maynooth College Front Gate

22.00 hours: Nightcap in Cummins's Pub Main Street, Newbridge

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