President receives Dr. Ríonach Uí Ógáin and editors of “Life, lore and song / ‘Binneas an tSiansa’”

Thursday 6th February 2019 | 12.00pm | Áras an Uachtaráin

On Thursday 11th February, President Michael D. Higgins met with Ríonach uí Ógáin and the editors of "Binneas an tSiansa"; Kelly Fitzgerald, Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail and Anne O'Connor, who presented him with a copy of the the book. 

It was a wonderful afternoon, which celebrated the work of Ríonach, professor emeritus of Irish Folklore and former director of the National Folklore Collection.


Further details on the event can be found here.

 

 

(L-R) Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Kelly Fitzgerald, President Michael D. Higgins, Ríonach uí Ógáin, Anne O’Connor, Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail and Cathal Goan.
(L-R) Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Bairbre Ní Fhloinn, Kelly Fitzgerald, President Michael D. Higgins, Ríonach uí Ógáin, Anne O’Connor, Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail and Cathal Goan.