Toasting Dora

Dora Sigerson Shorter – Nollaig na mBán
100th Anniversary Workshop

Toasting Dora!

Celebrate Women’s Little Christmas  …

… at an informal gathering to celebrate the life and poetry of Dora Sigerson Shorter, whom Douglas Hyde called one Ireland’s finest story teller’s in verse. A passionate patriot, Dora died on 6 January 1918 and in this session James Harpur will introduce her, her milieu, which included writers Alice Furlong and Rose Kavanagh, and look at some of her poems.  Free event but booking essential.  Phone 071 9633759

Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.  2 – 3.30 pm

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