The ninth annual Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend will take place from Friday May 3 to Sunday May 6 at the Cyril Gray Memorial Hall, Dugort, Achill. The weekend will be formally opened by Professor Enda McDonagh at 7.30pm on Friday. The weekend event will focus on the work of American painter Robert Henri, who worked on Achill 100 years ago this year.
There will also be a series of readings and a celebrate the contribution to literature of Achill born poet John F Deane which will mark his 70th birthday.
Over the weekend there will a series of exhibitions, talks, lectures, walks, and poetry readings. Further details and for registering log on to www.heinrichboellcottage.com, call 086 2325516 or email [email protected]