Saturday 5th May 2018, 7:00pm
Bob Geldof In Conversation with Joseph O’Connor
Presented by the UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival
In the keynote event of the UL Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival, one of Ireland’s most internationally celebrated creative talents visits University Concert Hall. Humanitarian, bestselling memoirist, multiple award-winning songwriter, frontman of The Boomtown Rats, activist, philanthropist, producer/presenter of his recent internationally acclaimed and award-winning documentary on Yeats, Bob Geldof is in conversation with Prof Joseph O’Connor, about music, creativity, activism, prose and poetry.
THE UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival takes places at University of Limerick, May 3rd to 6th 2018
- Speakers include BOB GELDOF, MARIAN KEYES, KEVIN BARRY, JOSEPH O’CONNOR, DONAL RYAN, MARY O’MALLEY, KERRY NEVILLE, MARTIN DYAR, SARAH MOORE FITZGERALD, EOIN DEVEREUX, ALAN HAYES of ARLEN HOUSE publishers.
- ‘Food and Storytelling: a Literary Brunch,’ led by UL Creative Writing MA graduate and Food Writer, RACHAEL KEALY. Live recording of RTE Radio 1 ‘SUNDAY MISCELLANY’ at UL’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Illustrated Lecture: ‘Don’t Judge a Book Just By The cover…Punk and Creativity’ with live music by SECTION 17
Full programme details and booking for Creative Writing classes available HERE
The UL/Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School and Literary Festival acknowledges the generous support of the Shannon Airport Authority and Shannon Heritage.
***Buy for All 3 Events (Kevin Barry & Julian Gough / Marian Keyes / Bob Geldof) for just €15*** Available via UCH Box Office at 061 331549