Celebrate the Ancient Celtic Feast of Lughnasa
August 1, 2016

Benefit the Women of the Dwelling Place of New York

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SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE WOMEN OF 1916!

Join us for a night of poetry, drama, song and Irish history to mark the harvest feast of Lughnasa. Enjoy performances by playwright Honor Molloy and poet John Brennan, and others, plus refreshments, time to socialize, all for a good cause.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fáilte – Welcome – Dee Nolan
  • Words by Yeats and notes on Lughnasa – John Brennan
  • “and in my heart” a play based on a young woman ‘s account of the 1916 Uprising –Honor Molloy
  • Women activists from 1916 – Dee Nolan and friends
  • Update on The Dwelling Place of NY – Sister Joanne
  • Amhrán na bhFiann – A Soldier’s Song – Vera Wrenn

MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
RIPLEY GRIER STUDIOS 520 8th Avenue, NYC, 16th floor
SUGGESTED DONATION: $20

Proceeds to The Dwelling Place of New York, a transitional residence for homeless women at 409 West 4oth St., NYC

Event planned by Nollaig Na mBan New York:
Deirdre Batson, Karen Daly, Mary Fee, Margaret McCarthy, Maura Mulligan,
Dee Nolan, Nancy Oda, Vera Wrenn
Information: mauramulligan@aol.com and deenolan@aol.com