2020 Soirée

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 20:00 to 21:00
Wherever you are - this is an online event :)

Enjoy the 2020 Maynooth University Arts and Culture event, Together, apart

Hosted by RTÉ broadcaster and presenter of The Book Show Rick O’Shea, this virtual event which premiered on Thursday, 25th June, featured novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, and international musicians, all coming together to celebrate the importance of the arts across Ireland and around the globe, particularly in times of uncertainty. The performers are all MU alumni or have another connection to the University.

Among them: Anne Griffin (2000), author and winner of the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year 2019; playwright and novelist John MacKenna; award-winning Turkish journalist and political thinker Ece Temelkuran; award-winning writer and Irish Times journalist Áine Ryan (1977); and Felispeaks, spoken word artist Felicia Olusanya (2016).

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Stay safe everyone.