Join us in Johnston Central Library at 4pm on Saturday February 24th for what is sure to be an illuminating and insightful chat with Writers Michael Harding and Dani Gill!
Cavan's own Michael Harding is the Author of two novels, Priest and The Trouble with Sarah Gullion. His theatre work includes Strawboys, Una Pooka, Misogynist, Hubert Murray’s Widow, Sour Grapes, and Amazing Grace, all produced by the Abbey Theatre, and over ten other plays for other companies. He has
been awarded the Stewart Parker Award for Theatre, The Bank of Ireland RTÉ award for excellence in the arts and The Hennessy Award for short stories.
He has written 7 books of memoir - chronicles of ordinary life in Ireland, which have been number one best sellers, and recipients of numerous awards.
He continues to perform in theatre, in film and in one man shows based on his writings. His most recent memoir All the Things left Unsaid was published in 2022. He is a member of Aosdana.
Dani Gill is a curator, producer, writer, and educator, based in the west of Ireland. Dani served as Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature (2010-2016), Ennis Book Club Festival (2020-2022) and has held production and creative roles in theatre and film. She holds a Diploma in Community Development and Youth Work and is motivated by projects that seek to engage, inspire and reflect community. A love of landscape and cross-artform collaboration led her to found The Lighthouse Project in 2020: site specific responses to lighthouses around Ireland. She is the Performing Arts Curator for the Bealtaine Festival and is Co-Director of Match in The Dark with Brendan MacEvilly. Her debut collection After Love was made into a dance/theatre production and premiered at the Galway International Arts Festival in 2021. A short film of the same name featured in Irish and international film festivals in 2021 and 2022. Lessons in Kindness is her second collection.
Booking essential. Please contact Johnston Central Library on 049 437 8500.