An Evening with Storyteller and Folklore Collector Nuala Hayes

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 19 May 2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Portlaoise Library
Location: Mountmellick Library

Event Description


In association with Laois Arts Office, to celebrate Bealtaine  Storyteller and Folklore collector Nuala Hayes will host an evening entitled ‘Sharing Local Stories,’ to encourage local folklore and stories. All welcome. Admission is free.

Storytelling has very strong roots and a very strong tradition throughout the European Union none so much as in Ireland. In celebration of this rich heritage Mountmellick Europe Direct welcomed folklorist Nuala Hayes to Mountmellick Library where the audience were encouraged to share their own stories and tales from throughout Laois and the midlands