Monday 1st August

Salmon Poetry at 35

A special programme to celebrate the publication of “Even The Daybreak”, a new anthology marking 35 years of Salmon Poetry in the company of the founder Jessie Lendennie and poets Lorna Shaughnessy ...

Friday 29th July

"Slow Clocks of Decay" by Patrick Chapman

Patrick Chapman chats about and reads from his latest collection of poetry “Slow Clocks of Decay” (published by Salmon Poetry)

Wednesday 27th July

Review: "Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick", art works inspired by Kubrick's films

Mark Duffy reviews “Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick”, an exhibition at Somerset House in London of various works by 50 artists inspired by the films of Stanley Kubrick Full details:   www.somersethouse.org.uk 

“In A Changing Light” by Phil Lynch

Phil Lynch chats about and reads from his debut collection of poetry “In A Changing Light” (published by Salmon Poetry)   

Tuesday 26th July

"The Seasons of Cullen Church" by Bernard O'Donoghue

Bernard O’Donoghue talks about the themes that inspired the poems in his latest collection “The Seasons of Cullen Church” (published by Faber & Faber)

"The Casement Sonata" by Gavin Friday

Gavin Friday explains "The Casement Sonata", a sonic installation he created in collaboration with poet James McCabe to pay homage to Roger Casement; it runs at the Hugh Lane Gallery this ...

Monday 25th July

Review: “I Went To The Woods: The Artist As Wanderer” at the Glucksman Gallery

Cristín Leach Hughes reviews the current exhibition at the Lewis Glucksman Gallery in Cork – the group exhibition “I Went To The Woods: The Artist As Wanderer” Full details:   www.glucksman.org ...

Friday 22nd July

“Hubie Is Wearing His Uniform” by Kate Dempsey

Kate Dempsey of The Poetry Divas reads “Hubie Is Wearing His Uniform” from her debut collection “The Space Between” (published by Doire Press)

Monday 18th July

"Upside-Down Pig" by Paul Timoney

Poet and story-teller Paul Timoney with a fantastical story called ‘Upside-Down Pig’ Official website:   www.paultimoney.com  Liberties Festival:   www.libertiesfestival.ie 

Wednesday 13th July

Dermot Bolger remembers Irish war poet Thomas MacGreevy

Poet and writer-in-residence at the National Museum of Ireland Dermot Bolger recalls one of Ireland’s less-remembered World War 1 poets Thomas MacGreevy and he reads his poem “De Civitate Hominem”



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