The William Carleton Society Presents - Encountering William Carleton…
A Talk by Jack Johnston, author of the recently published “The Clogher Story”
and a dramatised reading of Carleton’s short story “Neal Malone” adapted by Liam Foley, directed by Aidan Fee, and performed by The Carleton Players.
Date: Friday 13th May
William Carleton was born in Clogher in 1794 and went on to become one of the most eminent Irish authors writing in English of the 19th Century. “Neal Malone” is considered to be one of Carleton’s most popular and comical short stories.
This year marks the twenty fifth anniversary of the William Carleton Summer School, to be held in Corick House, Clogher, during the first week in August 2016.
Image taken from Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry Vol. 2 by William Carleton