Thursday 11th August

"Battles" by John Cummins

John Cummins reads his poem "Battles"    Further details:   www.facebook.com/johncumminspoetician 

Wednesday 10th August

“Ghost Of The Fisher Cat” by Aifric McGlinchey

Aifric McGlinchey explains how a mural in Paris inspired the poems in her latest collection “Ghost Of The Fisher Cat” (published by Salmon Poetry)   Official website:   www.africmcglinchey.com 

Thursday 4th August

"All Cops Are People" by Cormac Lally

Cormac Lally (who is appearing at the Feakle Festival) with a poem about the gardai - ‘All Cops Are People’ Festival details:  www.feaklefestival.ie

Wednesday 3rd August

"Bearing Straight" by Colm Keegan

Colm Keegan reads his poem “Bearing Straight, in memory of Rachel Peavoy” which he wrote for “Even The Daybreak”, the anthology to mark 35 years of Salmon Poetry

Tuesday 2nd August

"Moving Out" by Mary Coll

Mary Coll reads her poem “Moving Out” which features in “Even The Daybreak”, a new anthology celebrating 35 years of Salmon Poetry

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)



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