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Information on Poetry Ireland supported readings, launches and events around Ireland, as well as other writing events around the country.

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Readings & Events


25.10.2014

SiarScéal Festival 2014

SiarScéal Festival 2014
County Roscommon presents SiarScéal Festival, now in its eigth year, celebrating the county's culture and heritage. The full programme of events, which is available on the website, includes morning and evening activities appealing to a wide range of interests, literary and cultural tastes.
Venue: Roscommon County Library, Abbey Street, Roscommon Town
Time: Saturday @ 10 am
E: siarsceal@live.ie
siarsceal.com
25.10.2014

The Source Arts Centre: Enda Wyley Workshop

The Source Arts Centre: Enda Wyley Workshop

The Source Arts Centre presents Poetry in the Making, a poetry workshop with Enda Wyley, suitable for emerging poets.  

Venue: The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Time: Saturday @ 3pm
Admission: €20
www.sourcearts.ie
29.10.2014

Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's: The John Hewitt Birthday Poetry Reading with Pat Boran, Theo Dorgan and Anne-Marie Fyfe

Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's: The John Hewitt Birthday Poetry Reading with Pat Boran, Theo Dorgan and Anne-Marie Fyfe

Poetry Ireland and The John Hewitt Society present readings with Pat Boran, Theo Dorgan and Anne-Marie Fyfe to mark the birth date of the celebrated Belfast-born poet John Hewitt.  

Venue: The John Hewitt Bar, Donegall Street, Belfast
Time: Wednesday @ 8pm
Admission: £8/£7 conc
www.belfastfestival.com
29.10.2014

Anatomy and the Arts

Clive Lee, Professor of Anatomy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, will give a talk exploring the relationship between art and anatomy from the renaissance to the present day.

Venue: University Hospital, Dunmore Road, Waterford
Time: Wednesday, 7 pm in the Elva Theatre
Admission: Free to members of Waterford Healing Arts Trust. Non members €10
T: 051 842264
E: what@hse.ie
www.waterfordhealingarts.com
30.10.2014

Poems from Three Lives

Catherine Fried reads poems by the late Erich Fried. 

Venue: Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton St, London WC2H 9BX
Time: Thursday @ 6.30pm
E: johntorrance@mvzen.co.uk
30.10.2014

Over The Edge: Open Reading with PJ Moore, Henry McDonald & Harry Browne

Featured readers include PJ Moore, Henry McDonald & Harry Browne. The evening includes an open mic with poetry students from this year's MA in Writing at NUI Galway, among others, and the announcement of the winners of this year's Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition.  

Venue: Galway City Library, Galway
Time: Thursday @ 6.30pm
http://overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.com
31.10.2014

North West Words Arts Night

North West Words present and Arts Night that includes poetry with Michael Wilson, a reading with Martine Madden, music and an open mic.  

Venue: Cafe Blend, Letterkenny
Time: Friday @ 8pm
www.northwestwords.com

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