Waterford EDIC presents “Speaking Out” Colm O’Gorman in conversation with David Kenny

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 7 May 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Waterford Library
Location: Greyfriars Gallery, Waterford City

Event Description

Waterford Europe Direct Information Centre is delighted to host “Speaking Out: Colm O’Gorman in conversation with David Kenny” at the city’s Greyfriars Gallery on Saturday 7th May from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. This event is part of the Waterford Writers Weekend festival which runs from 5th-8th May 2016.

The Executive Director of Amnesty International, Colm O’Gorman is the founder and former director of One in Four and the author of Beyond Belief: Abused by his priest. Betrayed by his church. The story of the boy who sued the Pope. O’Gorman documented his lawsuit in the BBC documentary Suing the PopeColm O’Gorman is the founder of One in Four, the national NGO that supports women and men who have experienced sexual violence. Colm has served as a member of Seanad Éireann, is a regular media commentator on human rights and social justice issues and is the author of the bestselling memoir Beyond Belief.

 

David Kenny

David Kenny is a broadcaster, journalist and bestselling author. He has his own around-Ireland series, Kenny Wild, and is the author of The Little Buke of Dublin, Erindipity, Erindipity Rides Again and The Brilliant Irish Flute, and editor of The Trib: Highlights from the Sunday Tribune. His latest books are The Press Gang (New Island) and The Splendid Years: Memoirs of the Abbey’s first leading lady and 1916 rebel, Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh (New Island). He also writes for children and is developing a 52-part animation series with Monster Entertainment.