Markievicz Day 2017 15th July

Markievicz Day 2017, commemorating and celebrating the life of Countess Markievicz on the 90th anniversary of her death; with readings from the poetry & works of WB Yeats, Countess Markievicz, Eva Gore-Booth and AE, and papers on the life of Countess Markievicz by Síle de Valera and Brenda Power, and chaired by Senator Michael McDowell.

Public Open Day, opening 1pm by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the first female Cabinet Minister to be appointed since Countess Markievicz

Readers include: Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell
Anne Doyle
Eileen Dunne
Blainaid Ní Cofaigh
Marian Richardson
Michael Good
Aengus MacGrianna
Eamon O’Cuiv

Event: Markievicz Day – marking the 90th anniversary of the death of Countess Markievicz

Date: Saturday 15th July 2017

Time: 1pm – 5 pm

Venue: Lissadell House, Ballinfull, County Sligo