Seamus Ennis, uilleann piper 1919-2019. Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone 1550-1616.
Saturday 8th June 2019 12 noon – 4.30pm
The National Library, Kildare St, Dublin.
A special afternoon event of talks and music in the National Library commemorating the lives of two great Irish cultural and historical figures, Seamus Ennis and Hugh O’Neill.
This year marks the centenary of the birth of Seamus Ennis, the celebrated uilleann piper, singer, collector and storyteller. Also a backward look into the turbulent history of Ireland in the late 16th Century and an examination of the life of the Great O’Neill through music, drama and story.