Writing with Betsy Cornwell: Connemara Folklore

23 October 2020
Kylemore Global Centre, Kylemore Abbey

Course details

Course begins: 23 October 2020
Course ends: 25 October 2020
Venue: Kylemore Global Centre, Kylemore Abbey
Location: Kylemore Global Centre, Connemara, Co. Galway
Provider: University of Notre Dame Kylemore Global Centre
Capacity: 14
Fee: €495
Contact details: zlangsda@nd.edu

Course description


Explore the rich folklore and mythic history of the west of Ireland in this immersive storytelling retreat with bestselling author and writing teacher Betsy Cornwell and a local seanchaí. Learn traditional tales of Connemara and hone your own storytelling skills in a welcoming, conversational group setting as we share fairy tales and ghost stories among the atmospheric beauty of Kylemore Abbey. En-suite accommodation (sharing or individually) is included and all meals are prepared by our amazing in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients.

Retreat Cost:
€495 which includes:

– ensuite accommodation
– all meals (prepared by our in-house chef – alcohol not included)
– all cultural activities

We are closely monitoring the government guidelines on COVID-19 and will be following social distancing and other guidelines during the retreat. Spaces are limited!

You can check out some of the writing samples from the last retreat Betsy ran at the Kylemore Global Centre here: https://kylemore.nd.edu/news-stories/news/kylemore-writing-retreat-healing-through-narrative-and-place/

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