Byrne Perry Our theme for 2017

  Stories of 1798 in a changed Ireland : towards a renewed understanding of her traditions and conflicts. Twenty years later after the bicentenary of 1798 our understanding of the rising and what it has to teach us has evolved and changed. This year’s Byrne-Perry weekend presents new perspectives on the conflict and their relevance…

Tickets and Booking

Tickets for the event can be purchased from Gorey Tourist Office or on the day. Ticket per session €15 All Sessions €40. This does not include the price of the Sunday morning historical tour which is €10. Festival Dinner €25 Gorey Tourist Office Contact Market House Main StreetGoreyIreland 053 9421248  

The Fringe Festival.

This year we are incorporating a range of fringe events and hope to have something fun to suit every taste. On Friday night after the launch we will have live music in the Loch Garman Arms and Saturday night the Festival Dinner will be followed at 10pm with a traditional session. In the run up…

The Summer School Programme

The festival will be formally launched on Friday 23rd of June at 7.30pm. After the lecture there will a discussion period followed by a reception. All are welcome to attend and there is no charge for admittance. Saturday Morning we will have two sessions with three papers in total. Session One 9.30am: Prof Kevin Whelan ….