Peter Fallon Reads for Irish Studies Program

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The fall schedule of the Irish Studies Program at Immaculata University begins with a poetry reading by Peter Fallon on Thursday, September 9, at 7:30 in the Open Door, Alumnae Hall.
Mr. Fallon, a long time friend of Immaculata, is founder and editor of Gallery Press, County Meath, Ireland. He is the author of several volumes of poetry including News of the World. His most recent work, The Georgics of Virgil, will be published in September 2004 and his dramatization of Tarry Flynn, the novel by Patrick Kavanagh, will receive its first production in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania the same month.
Peter Fallon has been a poet in residence at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts and Heimbold Professor of Irish Studies at Villanova University. In 2003, he was elected to Aosdana, an Irish association of creative artists, in recognition of his literary contributions.
The reading is free and open to the public; donations will be accepted for the support of the Irish Studies Program.
The Open Door is a lounge located on the ground level of Alumnae Hall, the building housing the theatre and gymnasium on the university campus. For more information, contact Sister Marie Hubert Kealy at 610-647-4400, extension 3720.
Immaculata University, a Catholic liberal arts institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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