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Irish Arts Week | Workshops & Educational Activities


Apr 22, 2017
01:00 PM until 09:00 PM


1:00-1:50pm Cré na Cille/The Dirty Dust Panel on this classic Irish comic novel with Irish language teacher, Tom Jeffers.


2:00–2:50pm  The Irish Holy Wells of St. Brigid: Their Rituals, Physical Landscape, and Cultural Significance

Art Historian, Clare Monardo, explores how Irish holy wells connect with a sacred landscape.


3:00–3:50pm  Irish-American Autobiography Jim Rogers, Director of the Center for Irish

Studies, reads from his latest essay collection.


4:00–4:50pm Finding my Father: The Eoin McKiernan Story

Deirdre McKiernan Hetzler reads from her biography of her father explaining how she came to a  greater understanding of thisIrish-American scholar & cultural bridge-builder.


6:00–9:00pm Welcome Reception

Reception for the Arts Week & launch/tours of the McKiernan Library, & sampling of gourmet Irish food. Lead Speaker: Ragnar Almqvist, Vice Consul, Consulate General of Ireland-Chicago.




View map The Celtic Junction Arts Center
836 Prior Ave North
Saint Paul, MN

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