Calendar

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


24.11.2014

Ó bhéal: Pat Galvin

Ó bhéal: Pat Galvin

Ó bhéal present a reading with poet Pat Galvin followed by an open-mic session. 

Venue: The Long Valley Bar, Cork
Time: Monday @ 9.30pm
Admission: Free
www.obheal.ie
24.11.2014

Launch of "Susie's Son" by Tom McCarthy

The Limerick Writers' Centre present the launch of "Susie's Son", A Memoir in Verse and Prose by Tom McCarthy. 

Venue: Ballynanty Hall, Limerick
Time: Monday @ 3pm
E: RSVP to limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com
25.11.2014

Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association present an interview with Enrico Terrinoni

Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association present an interview with Enrico Terrinoni, one of the leading Italian translators of Irish literature. 

Venue: Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1
Time: Tuesday @ 7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/297959480401530
25.11.2014

Launch of "One Still Thing" by Nell Regan

Enitharmon Press present the launch of "One Still Thing" by Nell Regan. 

Venue: Rathgar Bookshop, Dublin 6
Time: Tuesday @ 7pm
E: rathgarbooks@eircom.net
http://www.enitharmon.co.uk/pages/store/products/ec_view.asp?PID=646
26.11.2014

The Discovery Lectures: Mairin Nic Eoin on Life Writing in Irish

Presented by the Irish Writers' Centre in association with IMRAM and curated by Liam Carson, The Discovery Lectures are English-language lecture designed to introduce readers to the depth and diversity of the literature in the Irish language, past and present. 

Venue: Irish Writers Centre, Dublin 1
Time: Wednesday @ 7.30pm
Admission: Free
www.writerscentre.ie
27.11.2014

Irish Academic Press present the launch of "Folklore & Modern Irish Writing"

Irish Academic Press present the launch of "Folklore & Modern Irish Writing", edited by Anne Markey & Anne O'Connor, with guest speakers Prof Margaret kelleher and Dr Cathal Goan. RSVP to info@iap.ie

Venue: Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1
Time: Thursday @ 6pm
Admission: Free
E: info@iap.ie
27.11.2014

Ireland Professor of Poetry Annual Lecture: The Solace of Artemis with Paula Meehan

Ireland Professor of Poetry Annual Lecture: The Solace of Artemis with Paula Meehan

Professor Paula Meehan will give her annual lecture as the Ireland Professor of Poetry. To reserve a place please contact Niamh McCabe at irelandchairofpoetry@gmail.com.

Venue: JM Synge Theatre, Trinity College Dublin
Time: Thursday @ 7.30pm
www.irelandchairofpoetry.org
27.11.2014

The Gallery Press launch: Peter Sirr & Tom French

The Gallery Press present the launch of "The Rooms" by Peter Sirr and "Midnightstown" by Tom French. 

Venue: Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dublin 2
Time: Thursday @ 6pm
27.11.2014

North West Words Arts Night

Jean Folan reads from her collection "Between Time", with music by Karen Kelly followed by an open mic. 

Venue: Cafe Blend, Letterkenny
Time: Thursday @ 8pm
www.northwestwords.com
28.11.2014

University College Cork and the Fulbright Commission present Inter-changes: Residency Opportunities for Writers

University College Cork and the Fulbright Commission cordially invite you to Inter-changes: Residency Opportunities for Writers with US Fulbright Awardees & Alumnus. RSVP to the address below by 21 November 2014. 

Venue: Boole Library Meeting Room, University College Cork
Time: Friday @ 10.30am - 1pm
E: emma.loughney@fulbright.ie
http://www.fulbright.ie/inter-changes-residency-opportunities-writers
28.11.2014

Irish Writers' Centre present Takin the Mic

Welcoming poets, prose writers, songwriters and musicians, comedians and anyone else who wants to have a go at the Irish Writers' Centre monthly open mic night. This is the last of the year so go on, make an effort!
- Five mins per performer- Free event; suggested donations: €5- BYOB - Slots are on a first come, first served basis- Book your slot in advance: events@writerscentre.ie
Venue: Irish Writers Centre, Dublin 1
Time: Friday @ 7pm
www.writerscentre.ie
29.11.2014

Poetry Performance Evening at Sarah Walker Gallery

A poetry performance with a winter warm atmosphere of fairy lights and candles. Featured poets include members of Hungry Hill Writers (a local writers group), John Baylis Post, Jennifer Russell, Roisin Power Hackett and Ann O'Carroll. The evening will close with an open mic. 

Venue: Sarah Walker Gallery, The Pier, Castletownbere
Time: Saturday @ 8pm
http://www.sarahwalkergallery.com/index.php/events/upcoming-events
30.11.2014

Launch of "Kilpatrick: An Anthology; poems and prose by Clogh Writers"

RSVP to janemeally@eircom.net or 087 634 5279 by Monday 24 November. 

Venue: Parish Centre, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
Time: Sunday @ 7pm
E: janemeally@eircom.net

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