Shannon Country with Paul Clements – Sunday 2nd October, 10.30am, Tickets: €10.00
Venue: Muintir Na Tire Hall Ballycommon
This event is part of the Dromineer Nenagh Literary Festival
In this talk Paul Clements retraces Richard Hayward’s 1939 exploration of the Shannon with original footage of the journey. Over Eighty years ago writer, actor and singer, Hayward set out on his journey down the River Shannon for a bestselling book published in 1940. For his 2020 book Shannon Country: A River Journey Through Time, Paul Clements made his own journey down the Shannon retracing Hayward’s route from late spring 2017 to early summer 2018.