A very special night as part of the Rites of Passage looking at Ireland past, present and future with speakers and music featuring Noeline Kavanagh guest host (director, writer, artist), Christine Clear (writer, lecturer), Cilian Fennell (consultant, coach, storyteller), Geoff Fitzpatrick (sacred geometrician, artist, seeker), John Fox (artist, activist, Rites of Passage elder), Brother Richard Hendrick (Capuchin Franciscan Priest-Friar, meditation teacher), Manchan Magan (writer, documentary-maker, global nomad), Keith Molony (entrepreneur, explorer, philanthropist.), Dolores Whelan (educator, author, Celtic spiritual guide), Patrick O’Connor (author, geographer, poet)

Music by:
Caoimhin ó Raghallaigh (musician, composer, innovator)
Noirin Ni Riain (spiritual singer. theologian, musicologist)
Featuring a performance by Nina Hynes & the children’s choir from St. Brigid’s School, Killester

Our collective transition through the last century has been marked by revolution and war, occupation and freedom, scientific progress and global disaster, boom and bust. State of the Nation will capture exhilarating moments that have punctuated this journey and carried us kicking and screaming into 2013