2008 Summer

Ancient Greece - Architecture, Landscape & Myth 4th  June  2008 
Ancient Greece - Architecture, Landscape & Myth 
Mary MacKENNA, Architect.
VENUE: THE NATIONAL MUSEUM, KILDARE ST, Dublin                                                       
A National Museum event      www.museum.com

21st June 2008   
Tour to Eamain Macha Armagh 
Iron Age Fort, Ulster Royal Capital and Navan Visitor centre                  
 ‘Images of the Táin ‘ Lecture at Art In Action below is an introduction to this tour

Tour to the Hill of UisneachSaturday 12th  July 2008 -
Tour to the Hill of Uisneach   
Ancient Centre of the four provinces of Ireland  -  by kind permission of landowner.
Myth, Archaeology and a spectacular view from the heart of Ireland.

Bard Mythology Summer SchoolWednesday 2rd to Sunday 6th July 2008:    BARD event          www.bard.ie
Bard Mythology Summer School  - Clare Island Co. Mayo     Email:  bardsummerschool@iol.ie
‘Myths of Treasure -
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ based on Irish myths of the magical Battle of Moytura

  Other Events:

    Sunday 22nd  June – Thurs. 26th 2008 :     
    International Conference    - University College Cork Dept. of Folklore 
    ‘The Ritual Year and Gender’                             
     Email : ritualyear08@gmail.com and see http://www.siefhome.org/  Speakers include: 
    Gearóid Ó Crualaoich, Jenny Butler, Nuala Ahern, Padraigin Clancy, Dolores Whelan, Mary MacKenna

    Saturday 31 May, Sunday & Monday 1 – 2 June 2008 : Art in Action Event
    Art in Action Festival  www.artinaction.ie  and http://www.townleyhall.ie                
    A wonderful day out – Art Demonstrations, Workshops, Music, Dance. Liberal Arts Talks  includes: 

    ‘Images of The Táin – Ireland’s Epic Myth and the Hero’s Journey’ 
     Mary MacKENNA  Saturday, Sunday & Monday afternoons.
    Saturday 28th June: 2008   see: www.tcd.ie/classics/goddess.php

     Archaeology and the Goddess - Trinity College Dublin event                                             
      One-Day Symposium 10 am– 4 pm   Do we still need the Goddess?

  • Why have archaeologists turned away FROM Goddess-focused interpretations of their material? 
  • How can the past inform and inspire the present?
    PANEL / SPEAKERS include:
    Carol Christ,  Mary Condren, Lucy Goodison, Christine Morris, Kathryn Rountree

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