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Liberty Boy 'Come All Ye Loyal Heroes' - Tom Munnelly (14) Folklore: 'Come All Ye Loyal Heroes' 13 Sep 17

'Come All Ye Loyal Heroes' - The Life and Legacy of Tom Munnelly
A Celebration of the Folksong and Folklore Collector, Dublin, 13–14 October 2017

13 October 2017
Informal Session: 'Celebrating Tom Munnelly' at Góilín Singers' Club, Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, 8pm – midnight (€6)
Special guests: Éamonn Ó Bróithe, Lillis Ó Laoire

Launch by Pádraig Ó Héalaí of The Mount Callan Garland: Songs from the Repertoire of Tom Lenihan by Tom Munnelly (book and CDs)

14 October 2017
Day Seminar: National Library of Ireland (Seminar Room), Kildare Street, 10.30am – 3.45pm

10.30 Registration: €12 (€6 euro – concessions/half-day)

11.00 Welcome Address: Ríonach uí Ógáin
Session 1 (11.15 – 1.00) Chair: Grace Toland

Paper 1 Nicholas Carolan: Tom Munnelly: His Life and Times
Paper 2 Ríonach uí Ógáin: 'Collecting Daisies with a Digger': Tom Munnelly's Work with UCD
Paper 3 Thérèse Smith: Singing the Self: Song, Memory and Identity

Lunch: 12.45 – 1.30

Session 2 (1.30 – 3.00) Chair: Anne Clune

Paper 1 John Moulden: Child Ballads, the Big Songs
Paper 2 Bairbre Ní Fhloinn: 'Green Grows the Lily-o': Tom Munnelly and the Irish Traveller Singing Tradition
Paper 3 Terry Moylan: Paddy's Resource and The Harp of Erin –The Songsters of The United Irishmen

Keynote (3.00) Chair: Nicholas Carolan

Cathal Goan: The Place of Folk and Traditional Song in Contemporary Irish Life

Concert: 8pm – Teachers' Club, Parnell Square: 12 euro (6 euro – concessions)
Finbar Boyle, MC

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