This weekend sees the first Eamon Kelly symposium celebrating the life and work of the seanchaí and actor take place in Gneeveguila.
The two day event follows last year’s centenary celebration of his birth in Glenflesk in September 1914.
Mr. Kelly described the art of the Seanchaí as the oldest ‘one-man-show’on earth. The symposium begins tomorrow at 2.30 with a Children’s storytelling hour. The official opening takes place at 7pm tomorrow in Teach Fáilte, Gneeveguilla. The event continues on Sunday beginning with a village tour led by journalist Donal Hickey. Mary Murphy is one of the event organisers: