William Carleton Summer School
06 agosto 2012 - 09 agosto 2012
Since 1992, the annual William Carleton Summer School has celebrated the life and works of the famous 19th century novelist, described by Yeats as the first and greatest of the authentically Irish writers. Held over four days at the start of August, the Summer School offers talks and debates with Carleton scholars, a literary symposium and a coach tour of Carleton country led by a historian.
SUGGESTED PLACES TO STAY NEARBY (BY EVENT ORGANISER)
Corick House Hotel, Clogher Three star Hotel, winter or summer, the House is open all year round and caters not only to the tourist and restaurant guests but to the wedding and corporate clients many and varied requirements.
Glenvar Guesthouse, Aughnacloy
Established 3 star Guest House, 'Home from home' atmosphere, superb home cooking with sumptous breakfasts.
Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown This is truly a magnificent small modern contemporary family run AA 3 Star hotel; offering excellent service accommodation and award winning cuisine.
Valley View B&B, Aughnacloy At the Valley View bed and breakfast all guests receive a warm welcome with a cup of tea / coffee and home made scones and jam.
SUGGESTED THINGS TO DO (BY EVENT ORGANISER)
Visit St. Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher St Macartan's Chapel, Ballynagurragh, Augher
Take the South Tyrone Heritage Trail, Dungannon, Torrent Valley & Clogher
Visit the Alley Theatre, Strabane
Visit Strule Arts Centre, Omagh Carleton's Cottage, Springtown, Augher St.Patrck's Chair and Well, Altadaven, Augher Knockmany chambered cairn, Clogher
Why not come along to the Brantry Fleadh, a weekend of traditional music sessions with some of the traditional Irish music legends or visit Dungannon Borough Arts Festival which is hosting an array of all music genres, music of all genres, dance, drama, pottery, jewellery making puppet theatre and visual arts to name just a few.
Dowload the 2012 William Carleton Summer School programme.
Telephone:+44 (0)28 8776 7259
Address: William Carleton, 20 Corick Road, Clogher, County Tyrone, BT76 0BZ