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    Artists In Their Spaces - Mick O'Shea

    For her occasional series 'Artists In Their Spaces', Leeanne O’Donnell chats to artist Mick O’Shea about how the space in which he works affects his creativity

    Official website:  http://www.thecollective.ie/mick-o-shea.html

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    Winner of the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2016

    Billy Collins, judge of this year’s Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize in association with The Moth magazine; this year’s winner is Abigail Parry for her poem "Arterial"

    Full details:  www.facebook.com/BallymaloeInternationalPoetryPrize  and www.themothmagazine.com 

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    "Flammeous" by Kevin Nolan

    Poet and musician Kevin Nolan reads “Flammeous” from the collection "Schizo Poetry: Fragments of Mind", a joint work he created with visual artist Susanne Wawra

     

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    Cúirt International Festival of Literature 2016 and poet Colette Bryce

    Derry poet Colette Bryce talks about how the politics of northern Ireland has influenced her work and her latest collection “The Whole and Rain-domed Universe” (published by Picador), she is one of the guests at this year’s Cuirt International Festival of Literature

    Further details:  www.cuirt.ie 

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    "Echo Macalla", an artistic/musical expression through stained glass

    Abie Philbin Bowman went to rehearsals in St Patrick’s College in Drumcondra for “Echo Macalla”, a new exhibition/performance of musical instruments made of glass, created by artist Róisín de Buitléar with musical performance by Síle Denver on harp and by Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O’Toole 

    Full details:  www.glasdrum.ie 

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    The exhibition "Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside"

    Catherine Marshall and Sinead McCoole explain “Kathleen Lynn: Insider on the Outside”, an exhibition celebrating the life of the Mayo woman who as part of the Irish Citizen Army was chief medical officer during the 1916 Rising and was imprisoned afterwards with her life partner Madeline ffrench Mullen

    Full details:   www.kathleenlynn.net   

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    Exhibition at Lismore Castle Arts

    Allegra Pesenti, curator and Eamonn Maxwell, Director of Lismore Castle Arts talk about the exhibition “A Weed Is A Plant Out Of Place” at Lismore Castle which features the work of 16 Irish and international artists

    Official website:  www.lismorecastlearts.ie  

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    "A Poets Rising" at the Irish Writers Centre

    Theo Dorgan and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, two of the six poets commissioned by the Irish Writers Centre to compose a poem marking a different day of the 1916 Rising; the performance is called "A Poets Rising"

    Full details:  http://irishwriterscentre.ie  

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