The Oliver Goldsmith Festival
The Oliver Goldsmith Festival is a weekend long celebration of the life and works of Oliver Goldsmith.
29th May to 31st May 2015
The theme for this year’s festival is “Our greatest glory consists not in never Falling, but in rising every time we Fall”. (“The citizen of the world” (1762) Oliver Goldsmith).
The festival involves poetry readings, talks, competitions, a tour of Goldsmith Country, a barbeque and music, and promises to be a feast for the mind and soul!
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The lighting of the Uisneach beacon fire was the signal for igniting fires on many hills across the whole island creating a unique ‘fire eye’ with Uisneach being the pupil. This heralded the coming of summer.
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