Round table as part of "Towards the abolition of the Death Penalty" events

Seán Mac Bride and his legacy

Seán Mac Bride and his legacy

10h00 Round table discussion on Amnesty International's work related to the death penalty and Seán Mac Bride's writings on the subject. With the participation of Colm O Cuanachain, Secretary General of Amnesty International Ireland and Denys Robiliard, délégué d'Amnesty International à la Coalition contre la Peine de Mort, Section Française.

14h30 Screening of the documentary Seán Mac Bride Remembers directed by Tiernan Mac Bride and Pat Murphy, followed by a discussion with those who knew Seán Mac Bride and his work.

16h00 Reading by Evelyn Conlon of her novel Skin of Dreams in which the characters' lives are influenced by the death penalty.

18h30 Performance of "Le Dernier Jour d'un Condamné"  by Victor Hugo (1832). Adapted, directed and performed by François Duval.

Tags: seán mac bride,colm o cuanachain,denys robiliard,evelyn conlon,françois duval.