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The Legends of Irish Verse @ KB Library

The Legends of Irish Verse

Presented by Dr. Dennis Sommers, professor of Irish history and literature and published author. Through select readings and recitations, he discusses the early influences of Irish mythology and ancient folklore on Irish literature and authors throughout the twentieth century.

Dr. Sommers holds a doctorate degree in historical theology, focusing on early Irish monasteries and the evolution of Irish literary tradition. He is now local to Fort Pierce, but was the Director of the Institute of Irish History and Culture at Trinity College, Dublin. He has been a Professor of Irish history and literature for over twenty five years and has published seven books. Recipient of the Kilkenny Cultural Award, and elected Member of the National Social Science Honor Society.

While all ages are welcome, this lecture is geared toward adults.

All library programs are free and open to the public.

Contact: Jennifer Johnson
Phone: 772-462-2199

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