Wednesday 2nd November

"ICC Speak" by the Irish Composers Collective

Chris Moriarty Pearson, Chairman of the Irish Composers Collective explains “ICC Speak”, eight art installations at the Irish Architectural Archives comprising of new works from composers with the aim of ...

Tuesday 1st November

Deborah Landau, judge at Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2016

American poet and essayist Deborah Landau who is judge for this year’s Moth literary magazine/Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize Full details:  www.themothmagazine.com/a1-page.asp?ID=2762& Official website:   www.deborahlandau.net 

Tuesday 25th October

RDS Visual Art Awards 2016

Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to some of the participants in this year’s RDS Visual Art Awards Full details:  www.rds.ie 

Thursday 20th October

Essay: the work of photographer William Eggleston

Brian Dillon with an essay celebrating the work of American photographer William Eggleston (whose work is currently exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London) Exhibition details:   www.npg.org.uk 

Monday 17th October

"Ashes" by Kerrie O'Brien

Kerrie O’Brien reads “Ashes” from her debut collection “Illuminate” (published by Salmon Poetry) Official website:   www.kerrieobrien.com 

Friday 7th October

IMRAM, the Irish Language Literature Festival

Kerry rap poet Séamas Barra Ó Súilleabháin who is one of the participants at this year's IMRAM, the Irish Language Literature Festival  Full details:   http://imram.ie 

Thursday 29th September

Seamus Heaney Centre opens

Lorcan Clancy reports on the launch today of Seamus Heaney Homeplace, a new arts and literary centre in Bellaghy, Co Derry celebrating the town's most famous son Seamus Heaney

Wednesday 28th September

"Some Thing As A Line" at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

Brian Fay, curator and Aoife Ruane, director of the Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda chat about the gallery exhibition "Some Thing As A Line", a group show which takes as its starting point the small ivory ...

Wednesday 21st September

"Representing The West", a course at GMIT

Dr John Mulloy of GMIT explains “Representing the West”, a week-long intensive course introducing people to the visual representation of landscape, identity and community in the West of Ireland  Full details: ...

"Fly" by Fred Johnston

Fred Johnston reads his poem “Fly”



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