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Irish Spoken Word Event

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March 05, 2017
1-3 p.m.

Everyone is invited to the Richmond County Historical Society’s Irish Spoken Word Event at the Manse, 1161 rte 243, Melbourne Township.

The Irish spoken-word competition is held to celebrate the contribution that Ireland has made to western literature while promoting literacy and cultural awareness among local youth. Interested students will present a 3-5 minute piece of selected Irish literature (prose or verse) as they desire in English or in French. Guest speakers will entertain with selective readings of Great Irish authors and also serve as judges for the competition. Cash prizes shall be awarded to the winners. Students are encouraged to sign up with the RCHS by calling at (819) 826-1332 or by email at prior to February 28.

Join us for another Irish activity in the Richmond area!