Performance Poet Abby Oliveira who will be performing as part of the Indiependence Music & Arts Festival which takes place in Mitchelstown in Cork on the August bank holiday weekend, the 2nd to the 4th - www.indiependencefestival.com.
John Cooper Clarke will perform on Thursday June 13th at the Carlow Arts Festival in the George Bernard Shaw theatre at 8pm. More information on all events at www.eigsecarlow.ie. He also appears at Dublin's Button Factory on Friday June 14th. John's website is www.johncooperclarke.com.
RTE Junior was launched on Monday April 15th and young adults have been a feature of the radio schedule across the week. 17-year-old Poet and Writer Melissa Kavanagh joins Seán Rocks and reads her poems 'Sellout', 'Gorgeous' and 'Freedom is Fashionably Late'. www.rte.ie for more information.