Join philosopher, author and columnist, Dr Mark Dooley (www.drmarkdooley.com) for the first in a series of day-long events on how to live meaningfully in challenging times. Based on ‘Moral Matters’ - his hugely popular column for the Irish Daily Mail - Dr Dooley will explore what it means to be human, how to make each day memorable, and how to live life to the full. This event offers a unique opportunity to engage with an inspirational speaker who sees the everyday world as ‘a place of minor miracles’.
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Venue: Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath (https://www.bloomfieldhousehotel.ie/)
Price: €120 (includes 3 course lunch)
B&B €60pps or €70 single supplement
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- Dr Mark Dooley is an Irish philosopher, writer and journalist. He has lectured at NUI Maynooth and at University College Dublin, where he was Newman Scholar in Theology. From 2003-2006, he wrote for the Sunday Independent. In 2006, he began writing for the Irish Daily Mail, where his weekly column ‘Moral Matters’ ran for almost a decade. He has published eleven books, the most recent of which are Moral Matters: A Philosophy of Homecoming (2015), and Conversations with Roger Scruton (2016). Writing on his website, Dr Dooley describes himself as ‘a man defined in and through his family, his faith, his love of country, home and settlement…That is why my principal task has become that of seeking to reattach people to those things which endure beyond the fleeting moments of our earthly sojourn. I have come to see that where love, laughter, beauty and joy no longer exist we simply cannot flourish’. In 2019, he will launch a series of speaking events to show why this is so.