Monday, May 4, 2009

Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend in Achill

Nobel Prize winner novelist Heinrich Böll
spent many summers between 1955 and 1983
writing in his cottage
in Dugort (where we live) on Achill Island.

Since 1992 his cottage has been used as residency for
writers and artsists from all over the world.

Last week end, for the 5th time took place the
Heinrich Böll Memorial week end
with readings, exhibitions, workshops,
film projections and guided walks.

Francis strolling on Dugort beach with René Böll who spent
many of his summer vacations here as a child many years ago.

lecture of Achill born poet John F. Deane

René Böll giving an illustrated lecture

Ham and Francis selling books at the various readings.


Jaeger said...

Please post well in advance new of next year's Heinrich Boell memorial weekend. I'll cross Europe to be there.
Would there be any more extensive notes on Rene Boell's illustrated lecture?
A. Baer

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