BILLY KENNEDY - United States Tour Schedule:
“Scots-Irish Chronicles Lecture Tour”
Oct 6– 17, 2005
Read about Billy Kennedy's new
book, "Our Most
Thursday - Sunday, October 6-9:
Museum of Appalachia annual Fall Homecoming
at Norris. East Tennessee 9am - 6pm
10: Newport, East Tennessee
(Cocke County Historical Society) 6 pm
11: Lonesome Pine Library,
Wise County, South Western Virgina. 6.30 pm
12: East Tennessee Historical
Society, Knoxville (Official launch) 7pm
13: The Hermitage, Nashville
(Official launch - organized by Tennessee Historical
Society). 7 pm
14: Ulster-Scots Society of
America: AGM at Canton, Georgia. 6 pm
Saturday - Sunday,
October 15 - 16: Stone Mountain
Highland Games, Atlanta Georgia. 9 am - 6 pm
Author – Journalist Billy Kennedy
Billy Kennedy is a journalist of wide recognition
in Northern Ireland for over 30 years. With
the Ulster/Belfast News Letter, a newspaper
founded in 1737, he has been a news editor,
assistant editor, and leader writer. He is also
a public relations consultant, author, and lecturer.
His abiding interest is in the Scots-Irish settlement
on the American frontier, and through his authorship,
Billy Kennedy has lectured in major cities and
towns in the southeastern Appalachian region,
on the eastern seaboard, and in Texas. He is
an authority on American country music and culture.
Billy Kennedy can be contacted at:
49 Knockaview Drive, Tandragee, Craigavon, Co.
Armagh, Northern Ireland,
BT62 2BH ~ phone from USA: 011 28 38 840769
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In his books, Billy Kennedy charts the influences
of the 18th-century Ulster Presbyterian immigrants
in the creation of the United States of America.
In the establishment of the Unites States, the
Scots-Irish were a most influential group both
in the drawing up and the signing of the Declaration
of Independence and the Revolutionary War.
Billy Kennedy’s other eight books in the
“Scots-Irish Chronicles” are:
“Women of the Frontier”
“The Scots-Irish in the Hills of Tennessee”
“The Scots-Irish in the Shenandoah Valley”
“The Scots-Irish in the Carolina’s”
“The Scots-Irish in Pennsylvania and Kentucky”
“ Faith and Freedom: The Scots-Irish in
“Heroes of the Scots-Irish in America”
“The Making of America – How the
Scots-Irish Shaped a Nation”
books are available:
| in the United
Ardenlee Street. Belfast, BT6 8QJ
(028) 90450010 - Phone
in the United States:
Emerald House, Inc.
427 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29609