Long Strand

A beautiful day on Long Strand on Sunday …. nearby is Castle Freke and Rathbarry Church, closely associated with the Carberys.  Our 2017 Festival concert was a performance by Jessie Kennedy and Patsy Puttnam of The Carbery Songs, inspired by three women of the Carbery family.


Films of some of our Festival talks are now available on our website

Click through to our Programme page to watch films of some of our Festival talks, with John Bruton, Ambassador Dan Mulhall, Professors Brendan Simms, Mary Murphy and Brian Walker, Dr Ida Milne and Ian d’Alton and Daisy Goodwin. There are also films of our two panel discussions reflecting two of the themes of the 2019 Festival, the Decade of Centenaries and the triangular relationship between Ireland, Britain and continental Europe.

All the other talks will be available as audio files soon.