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Chasing Michael Davitt – Film documentary 10th March 2017

In partnership with Irish Arts Foundation and Chasing Michael Films we present a screening of the film documentary “Chasing Michael Davitt”.

Davitt was one of the most important Irish personalities of the 19th century who is held in fond regard in Leeds. Leeds Irish Health and Homes is proud to run a residential facility for Irish people named after him; Davitt House

Celebrated singer/musician Dónal Maguire who will be hosting this event and film maker Paul Vernon Lydiate takes you on a musical journey through this remarkable man’s tragically short life.

11:30 am Friday 10th March 2017

Montague Burton Resource Centre, Banstead Street West, off Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 2RU

(Bus information: 12, 12a, 13, 13a look for St Aiden’s red brick church on right and ring the bell to get off the bus!)

£3 includes Tea/Biscuits and a 2 course lunch served at 1.45pm

All welcome to celebrate one of the most influential personalities in 19th century Irish history