Sat 7th Nov
2pm Seminar
dorrian's imperial hotel

Manchan will also take part in The Allingham Concert on Saturday night

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Conversational Seminar with Manchán Magan. Discuss travel writing, documentary filmmaking, and the creative life with one of Ireland's best-known travel writers. He is also the founder and chief spokesperson of Gaeilge Tamagotchi, a programme to promote the use of “endangered” Irish words that are slipping away from public understanding.


Manchán Magan is a writer and documentary-maker. He has written books on his travels in Africa, India and South America and two novels. He writes occasionally for The Irish Times and has presented and produced dozens of documentaries focusing on issues of world culture for TG4, RTE and the Travel Channel. He has written award-winning plays and articles for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and the Guardian.