Take a look at our exciting programme. If you intend joining us in July, it is still not too late to
Accommodation suggestions available here
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Poetry Painting Music The Arts Philosophy Conservation
and his mentor
John Henry Newman
Dedicated to the memory of artist, Wilhelm Föckersperger R.I.P.
will officially open the 28th Hopkins Literary Festival
Friday July 24th at Newbridge College 19:30 hours
All welcome to this free event!
Conference Office 9am to 6pm viv 085 2732568 or email Hopkins Festival Administration
Glory be to God for dappled things .... GM Hopkins
The Hopkins Youth Programme, now in its 15th year, will take place at the Hopkins International Literary Festival during the last week of July. A small number of places are still available on the Programme.
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Here is what Fabiance Alborghetti, a Swiss Poet, wrote about the Hopkins Festival:
'Your reputation is excellent and you are considered one of the very best peotry festivals in Europe.'
F Alborghetti, Poet 2015
Celebrant: Gregory Carroll O.P. Provincial
Choir conductor: Thomas McCarthy O.P.
Organist: Peter Moloney
Dining Room St Patrick's Maynooth Sunday July 26th 2015 at 18 hours
(Full 2015 Maynooth Programme including Bus Tours, Poetry and Music available later)
James Mackey (Irl); Michele Draper (France); Gregory Baker, (US); Ed Cohen, (US) Thomas McCarthy O.P. (Irl); Youngmin Kim ( S. Korea); Donald Platt (US); Robert Smart (US); Michael Woods (UK); Douglas Grandgeorge (US); Andrew Delohery (US); Bruno Gaurier (France); Yasuhiro Yamada (Japan); Miho Takahashi (Japan); John Wallen (US); John Sullivan (Irl); Jane Chilcott (UK); Will Adamson (Germany).
Lecture titles, details, will follow soon
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Fockersperger Retrospective introduced by Johannes
James Mc Kenna; Charles Cullen; Eleanor Dunne;
Old Irish Craft Exhibition: Maire O Conchubhair
Sakiko Takagi: Origami Workshop
Mary O'Connor: Ancient Irish Craft Revived. Mary will accompany her exposition with a rich display of
old style Irish tapestries.
Jan E. Rekdal (Norway); Kevin McEneaney (US); Ron Smith (US); Patricia Cleary Miller(US); Donald
Platt (US); Dana Roeser (US); Desmond Egan (Irl); Neil Donnelly (Irl) . Watch here for more details.
The Hopkins poem In the Valley of the Elwy is the poem selected for the 2015 Workshop. You can
get this poem here so why not attempt to translate it or some of it in preparation for our innovative workshop. Perhaps the best way to dive into the soul of this fine poem!
In the Valley of the Elwy
Innovative Multilingual Translation Workshop
Tree Planting in memory of abssent friends.
Read Kevin T. McEneaney's poem The Memory Tree
Explore downloads of past Hopkins International Literary Festival Programmes here
Here, you will find festival programmes for 2008, 20009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 20014
Hans Pålsson Concert | Zoë Conway Irish Fiddler | Festival Costs | Lecturers for 2015 | Travel and Accommodation | Visitor comments | Hopkins Festival Awards | Multilingual Translation Workshop | Hopkins Festival Youth Programme | Memory Tree | Explore the Hopkins Archive |