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Casimir Markievicz and Sligo
January 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Pat Quigley writer of the book “The Polish Irishman: The Life and Times of Count Casimir Markievicz” for a lecture on Casimir Markievicz and Sligo.
Patrick Quigley is a former public servant and now full-time writer. He is a graduate in Administrative Science from the Institute of Public Administration. His first novel, Borderland, was published by Brandon, translated into German and published by Volk und
Welt. It was broadcast on RTE and nominated for Book of the Year at Listowel Writers Week. He has written on Irish mythology and on Irish and Polish history and contributed a regular column in the magazine, Polish Neighbour. He is a former chairman of the Irish Polish Society and has contributed to Irish-Polish affairs. He gains inspiration from the writings of John Cowper Powys and is an active member of the Powys Society. He has written a number of other novels, including, Lovers for all Time, set in Poland and Ukraine.
All are welcome, €5 entry for non members of the Sligo Field Club.
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