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In this short talk and discussion, writer and community worker Philip Orr will offer some reflections on Lewis's love of County Down and explore the question of why the Irish Catholic childhood seems more prevalent than the Protestant experience within the Irish literary canon.

It has been suggested that the view of rural County Down from the Castlereagh hills provided CS Lewis with his inspiration for Narnia. Certainly, he retained a deep love for the county.
In this short talk and discussion, writer and community worker Philip Orr will offer some reflections on Lewis's love of Down and explore the question of why the Irish Catholic childhood seems more prevalent than the Protestant experience within the Irish literary canon.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017
7:30pm
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