BILLY KENNEDY - United States Tour Schedule:
“Scots-Irish Chronicles Lecture Tour” Oct 6– 17, 2005

Read about Billy Kennedy's new book, "Our Most Priceless Heritage"


Thursday - Sunday, October 6-9
: Museum of Appalachia annual Fall Homecoming at Norris. East Tennessee 9am - 6pm

Monday, October 10: Newport, East Tennessee (Cocke County Historical Society) 6 pm

Tuesday, October 11: Lonesome Pine Library, Wise County, South Western Virgina. 6.30 pm

Wednesday, October 12: East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville (Official launch) 7pm

Thursday, October 13: The Hermitage, Nashville (Official launch - organized by Tennessee Historical Society). 7 pm

Friday, October 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

About 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

About “The Scots-Irish Chronicles”
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 America”
“Heroes of the Scots-Irish in America”
“The Making of America – How the Scots-Irish Shaped a Nation”

These books are available:
in the United Kingdom:
Ambassador Productions
Providence House
Ardenlee Street. Belfast, BT6 8QJ
(028) 90450010 - Phone
or in the United States:
Emerald House, Inc.
427 Wade Hampton Blvd.
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 235-2434

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