Heinrich Boll Weekend 2022

A three-day literary programme over the May bank holiday weekend, includes readings, walks, concerts and lectures. 


  • 10:00 Guided walk Kevin Toolis Colony Tour. Meet Strand Hotel In the Year of Our Lord 1831 a young Irish Prophet came into the West to save the heathen native Irish from the errors of Popery and found a new Protestant Zion in the most miserable wilderness of the Irish nation, Achill Island. The arrival of Edward Nangle on Achill ignited a 50 year long religious war waged with guns, Bibles, famine and starvation and ultimately shaped the entire destiny of the Irish nation. The Colony Tour is a two hour walking Tour around the ruins of the Achill Mission with BAFTA winning writer and Achill Islander Kevin Toolis. www.thecolonytour.com Lunch Valley House. Achill Heinrich Böll Weekend 2022 Friday April 29th. – Sunday May 1st.
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