An Afternoon With... Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan

Fri Apr 19 2024 at 03:00 pm

Ardgillan Castle, Balbriggan, Ireland co Dublin | Dublin

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An Afternoon With... Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan
This Spring, following the hugely successful first series of “An Afternoon With” at Ardgillan Castle, we are excited to announce another three separate conversations with three local and incredibly influential personalities from our hinterland - namely, Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan and Dominica McKevitt, Michael Dawson.
Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan, a native of Skerries, is an accomplished artist and an author of 7 novels and one book of recollections of Skerries over the past eighty years, will be in conversation with local journalist and children's book author Shane Hegarty. Hugh was a local secondary school teacher for more than four decades. He was formerly a teacher of swimming and a stalwart of Skerries Swimming Club for many years.
Hugh's published novels & Books include:-
1983 The Kybe (Wolfhound Press)
1987 Reprisal
1991 On Borrowed Ground
1995 Ancestral Voices., Wolfhound Press and Vandamere
2005 In the Shadow of the Ombú Tree, Chaos Press
2010 The Devil to Pay. Lilliput Press
2020 Landfall. (Amazon, Shennick Books)
2024 Under the Rainbow - A Memoir of Skerries (Monument
2006 Fingal - A book of watercolour paintings , a collaboration
with Hubert Murphy. Cottage Publications 2006

The interviews will be hosted in the opulent castle Drawing Room and all three guests and our host have kindly agreed to appear for no fee.
The Board of Ardgillan Castle will donate the entire proceeds from the three events to local charities.


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