Festival Programme 2018

Wednesday, June 13th 2018

8.00pm / Heritage Centre [map]
Free Event
John Devoy will present his first book entitled Quondam – Travels in a Once World, with a foreword by Ted Simon and Dervla Murphy.

followed by
Documentary on Irish Aid to Biafra in 1968. “Biafra – Forgotten Mission”

Thursday, June 14th

8.00pm / Heritage Centre [map]
Tickets €10.00
lsambard Wilkinson: “Travels in a Dervish Cloak”

Friday, June 15th

2.00pm / Heritage Centre [map]
By invitation only.
Michael Smith: presentation to Local school children

8.00pm / Venue Heritage Centre  [map]
Tickets €15.00
Rosemary Mahoney: “Travels down the Nile in a rowboat.”

Saturday, June 16th

10.00am – 1.00pm / Saint Vincent de Paul Hall. Chapel Place
Tickets €30.00
Dr. Robyn Rowland: Writing workshop: Journeys – Exploring the world With body, mind and spirit. This structured workshop is appropriate for established and early writers; poets and prose writers.

10.30am / Heritage Centre [map]
Free Event
Donald Brady: Sir Richard Musgrave of Tourin 1746-1818

12.00 / Red Hall [map]
Tickets €10.00
Michael Whelan: “Borderline”

2.00pm / Library
Free Event
Molly Keane Creative Writing Award

3.00pm / BCS School Hall [map]
Tickets €25.00
Michael Smith: on “Discovering Ireland’s History and Ireland’s Antarctic Explorers”

8.00pm / BCS School Hall [map]
Tickets €25.00
Jacki Hill-Murphy: “Women adventuring off the beaten track”


Saturday Special Ticket (Both events) : Michael Smith and Jacki Hill-Murphy: €40.00

Sunday, June 17th

8.30am / Lismore Golf Club
Tickets €25.00
Bob Jackson: “A Doctor’s Sword”

11am / St. Carthage’s Catholic Church
Free Event
Gregorian Mass

11:30am / St. Carthage’s Cathedral
Free Event
Eucharistic Service “Exploration”

2.00pm – 5.00pm / Millennium Park
Free Event
Family entertainment with The Booley House


Weekend Ticket for all events but not including the workshop: €90.00.

Fringe Events

June 17: Farmers Market: Free Event

June 16: Antarctic workshops for children aged 6-12 years.
Bookings through Lismore Heritage Centre 058 54975: Tickets €5.00

June 15 & 16: 2pm – 5pm / Cotton Library
Free Event
St. Carthage’s Cathedral

Thanks to all our sponsors, without whom Immrama would not be possible.

About Lismore Immrama

Immrama is held in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland, on a weekend in June each year since 2003. Immrama has been dedicated to the art of Travel Writing, Good Music, and Fine Entertainment since its inception. Over the centuries many people have made journeys to and from Lismore and we hope that you will enjoy your lmmram in Lismore.

Contact Information

Jan Rotte: +353(58)53803

Lismore Heritage Centre: 058 54975
during office hours

E-mail: info@lismoreimmrama.com

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