Wednesday January 15th
Harry Dunphy : 2 Films :
i) The Centenary of the Twin Churches 1958
ii) Ferns Pilgrimage to Lourdes 1958
Harry Dunphy – Biography
Harry Dunphy has had a deep interest in all forms of ‘Show Business’ since the days of the ‘Fit-Ups’ visiting the village hall in Murrintown when he was barely in his teens. Over the years he has been involved in variety, drama, film making and grand opera, both here in Wexford and overseas. He worked as a Film Projectionist at the Abbey Cinema. He has numerous awards for amateur drama, film making, and as a member of St. Brigid’s Figure Dancers, Wexford where he won awards for Irish dancing.
He was a member of ‘The Dungeon Players’ Wexford, The Adult Training Centre Drama Group Waterford and Wexford Drama Group. He also worked with Wexford Festival Opera, Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera companies inSussex. He is delighted to give a presentation of his early film work to Wexford Historical Society.
Harry will give his presentation at St. Michael’s Hall,Green Streeton 15 January 2014. He will screen two films of Wexford:
(i) The Centenary of Wexford’s Twin Churches 1958
(ii) The Overland Ferns Pilgrimage toLourdes1958
Both films should prove to be of great interest to historians and non-members alike.
Wed 19th February 2014 :
AGM followed by talk by Jarlath Glynn on “Wexford Then and Now”