Hay Festival Brings Excitement and Surprises to Kells in County Meath


Words By Geri Schear

The international Hay Festival will be returning to Kells, in County Meath for a third year this June 25 to 28th. The first day of the festival will be entirely given over to lectures and musical events related to the American Civil War, marking the 150th anniversary of the end of that conflict. On June 25th, Hay Festival Kells will mark this sesquicentennial with a day of lectures from experts in the field, including talks by Damien Sheils and professor Thomas Barlett and a musical presentation called Green, Blue and Gray: Ireland and the American Civil War involving M...

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