Lady Gregory & Yeats
Autumn Gathering

27th – 29th September 2019
Coole Park, Thoor Ballylee and Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland



This Years Schedule

27th – 29th September 2019

Screening of Lady G


Afternoon visit to Coole Park for a special
screening of Lady G, the one-woman show by
Carolyn Swift performed at the Abbey Theatre
Introduced by Barry Houlihan, Archivist, NUIG.

Coach leaves The
Lady Gregory Hotel,
Gort at 14.00.

14.00 –
Playwriting Workshop with Marina Carr and
Melissa Sihra

Playwriting Workshop with Marina Carr and
Melissa Sihra at The Studio at Thoor Ballylee
Applicants required to submit one-page monologue
by 30 August 2019 to

Thoor Ballylee

Registration for Twenty-Fifth
Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering.

The Lady Gregory
Hotel, Gort.

19:30 –
Reception & Formal Opening
Welcome by Director, Ronnie O’Gorman.

Reception & Formal Opening.

Welcome by Director, Ronnie O’Gorman.

Cutting of the Gort Barm Brack.

Formal opening by Robin Murray-Brown, great, great grandson of Lady Gregory.

Opening Address by Marina Carr, playwright and member of Aosdána.

Book launch by Lelia Doolan of Melissa Sihra,
‘Marina Carr; Pastures of the Unknown’, Palgrave
Macmillan 2018.


Meet Our Speakers

Marina Carr
Marina Carr
Lucy McDiarmid
Lucy McDiarmid
Lelia Doolan
Lelia Doolan
Nicholas Grene
Nicholas Grene
To get the full list, download the itinerary

Where It’s On

27-29 September 2019
Coole Park and Thoor Ballylee, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland

Organising Committee

Ronnie O’Gorman (Director) 
Marion Cox (Director/Organiser) 1 Kiltiernan East
Margaret Farrell (Family Liaison) Kilcolgan
Derek O’Byrne White (Family Liaison) Co. Galway
Lois Tobin (Founding Member)


Booking Info:

Tel: 086-8053917

Let The Lady Gregory Hotel be the venue for your accommodation
Tel: 091-632333 ext.2