Coláiste Choilm

Ballincollig, Co. Cork

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Tim Severin enthralls an Éigse audience !

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Writer, explorer and filmmaker Tim Severin stunned
students and teachers as they learned how he
replicated the voyage of St. Brendan the Navigator
from Ireland to Newfoundland.
His film of his leather boat on the roaring Atlantic,
In the ice floes off Greenland reveal a person of
Unique imagination, courage and scholarship.

Tim Severin's award-winning books and films on
his expeditions by Bronze Age galleys, by Arab sailing
sailing ship, by prahu, by bamboo raft,
by horse to Jerusalem, by horse across Mongolia
as he retraced journeys of figures like Genghis Khan,
Marco Polo Ulysses, Sinbad as well as his three
historical fiction trilogies Viking, Saxon and
Pirate have captivated so many including teachers
and students in Coláiste Choilm.
This visit by Tim Severin, Uomo Universale was an
honour for all gathered
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019 21:20  

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