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programme 2010
clár 2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
:: schedule    
 
Friday 16 October 2009
Abbeyfield Hotel, Ballaghaderreen
18.00 – 20.00 Registration
20.00 – 20.30 Welcome Cathal MacCoille, Conference Chair
Kathleen Martin, Dir. Community & Enterprise, Roscommon Co. Co.
Tony Ward, Mayor, Roscommon County Council
20.40 – 21.00 Opening Address Martin Cullen TD, Minister for Arts, Sports & Tourism
21.00 – 22.00 Panel Discussion The Creative Economy - Martin Cullen TD, Mícheál O' Súilleabháin, Finbarr Bradley, Lisa McAllister & Roger O'Keefe.
22.00 – 23.00 Reception John Wynne & friends in the Abbeyfield's Hyde Bar
 
Saturday 17 October 2009
Abbeyfield Hotel, Ballaghaderreen
9.45 – 10.00 Tea/Coffee
10.00 – 10.30 Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin Director of Irish World Academy of Music & Dance and Chairperson, Culture Ireland
  The Economy of Festivity : Celebrating our way to recovery
10.30 – 11.15 Panel Discussion Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, John Concannon (Director of Regional Development, Fáilte Ireland) and Una McCarthy (Head of Festivals, Street Arts & Spectacle, The Arts Council)
11.15 – 11.30 Tea/Coffee
11.30 – 12.00 Finbarr Bradley Co-author of Capitalising on Culture, Competing on Difference: Innovation, Learning and Sense of Place in a Globalising Ireland.
  Cultural Revival - Key to Economic Recovery
12.00 – 12.45 Panel Discussion Finbarr Bradley with Frank Dawson (Manager, Roscommon Co. Co.), Martina Earley (CEO, Roscommon Integrated Development Company) and Garry Hynes (Director, Druid Theatre Company)
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.00 Lisa McAllister CEO, Western Development Commission
  Creative West - Learning from Research - The role of creativity to society and the economy
15.00 – 15.45 Panel Discussion Lisa McAllister with Sarah Glennie (Director, Irish Film Institute) and Stuart McLaughlin (CEO, Business to Arts)
15.45 – 16.00 Tea/Coffee
16.00 – 16.30 Roger O'Keeffe European Commission Directorate General of Education and Culture and Co-ordinator of European Year of Creativity and Innovation 2009
  Ireland in the European Year of Creativity and Innovation
16.30 – 17.15 Panel Discussion Roger O'Keeffe with Michael John Gorman (Director, The Science Gallery) and Alice Lyons (Poet and Visual Artist)
18.00 – 19.30 Dinner
20.00 – 21.30 Concert

Máirtin O’Connor, Cathal Hayden, Séamie O’Dowd & Jimmy Higgins

21.30 – late   Traditional Music Session @ Spells Bar
 
Sunday 18 October 2009
Douglas Hyde Interpretative Centre, Portahard
10.00 – 10.45 Service Dr. Douglas Hyde Graveside Commemoration
10.45 – 11.45 Lecture Dr. Niall Brady, Project Director of the Medieval Rural Settlement Project
11.45 – 12.30 Lunch
13.00 – 16.00 Field Trip This field trip led by Dr. Niall Brady observes the medieval site adjacent to the Cruachán Ai Centre