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  1. Aug22

    My Mother-City Poetry and Prose with Gerald Dawe

    Orangefield High School, Cameronian Drive, Belfast

  2. Aug23

    'Where One Starts From': An introduction to writing poetry with Annemarie Ní Churreáin

    Inspire Gallerie, D1

  3. Aug23

    Baggot Street Literary Walking Tour: Bards of Baggot Street

    The Waterloo Pub, 36 Upper Baggot Street

  4. Aug23

    Five Glens Festival: Writing Art - An Ekphrastic Workshop

    Leitrim Sculpture Centre

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The Poetry Now @ dlr Book Festival 2014 is on from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th September.

Poetry highlights include a reading with Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and the winners of this year's Trócaire-Poetry Ireland Poetry Competition, The Poetry Shed celebration of Dylan Thomas, readings with Vona Groarke, Don Paterson, Sinead Morrissey and Michael Symmons Roberts, Menna Elfyn in conversation with Nessa O'Mahony, a poetry writing workshop with Don Paterson and haiku writing workshop with Anatoly Kudryavitsky, the Irish Times Poetry Now Award and the Strong/Shine Award poetry reading.

Full programme details can be found on the Mountains to Sea website at www.mountainstosea.ie

This year, the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series teamed up with the Irish Writers' Centre and Dublin Writers Festival for two cabaret-style evenings in the ambient surroundings of the Irish Writers' Centre to reveal nine promising new voices: Erin Fornoff, Angela T Car, Larry Stapleton, Breda Wall Ryan, Kevin Conroy, Colm Scully, Rachel Coventry, Paul McMahon and Stiofán Ó hIfearnáin. This year's programme also included specially selected musical accompaniment from new and emerging musicians Twin Headed Wolf and Reactor 4

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Issue 2

Poetry Ireland Review

Poems by Peter Fallon, Sinéad Morrissey,
Simon Ó Faoláin, Caitríona O'Reilly, Eavan Boland
and Dermot Healy.

Plus reviews, essays and articles.

Download ISSUE 1  click here


Electric Picnic - Saturday 30th August

Paul Muldoon, Iarla O Lionaird and Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill


Culture Night - Friday 19th September, 5pm - 9pm

Open Mic & Special Guest Appearances at Hodges Figgis, Irish Georgian Society and The Irish Writers Centre


Clifden Arts Festival - Monday 22nd September, 8pm, Station House Theatre

Peter Fallon and Terry Woods in conversation with Vincent Woods


Dublin Festival of History - Saturday 27th September, 11am, Dublin Castle

Poetry Aloud commemorates World War I with historian Dr Paul Rouse


Belfast Festival at Queen's - Friday 24th October, 8pm, Skainos Centre

Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill reads her work in Irish, with translations read by students from the Seamus Heaney Centre

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Poetry Ireland Review - Issues 1 to 30 are now available online. » Search here

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