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    Indiependence - Performance Poet Abby Oliveira

    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.

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    John Cooper Clarke

    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.

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    Poetry Work Shops

    Colm Keegan is hosting writing workshops with first year students in the Collinstown Park Community college in Clondalkin Evelyn O Rourke went along to see.

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    Poet Phil Lynch

    Poet Phil Lynch, a regular on the Dublin poetry scene, joins Seán Rocks. Phil reads the poems Hidden Treasure, The Sunshine is Somewhere Else, Carpe Diem and Return Journey) www.seventowers.ie for more information.

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    Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

    Poet Leanne O'Sullivan on her new collection 'The Mining Road' which is Published by Bloodaxe Books.

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    Melissa Kavanagh

    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.

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    Poet Máighréad Medbh

    'Savage Solitude, Reflections of a Reluctant Loner' is the title of a book from poet Máighréad Medbh. The author describes it as 'a walk in the mind of someone who's alone'. The Publishers are Dedalus Press. Máighréad Medbh joins Seán Rocks.

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    Tom Macintyre

    Tom MacIntyre on his poetry collection 'Poppy's Leavetaking' - the Publishers are New Island.

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    Stag's Leap

    Sharon Olds became the first woman to win the TS Eliot prize for poetry. Her collection is called Stag's Leap and we asked Nuala Ní Chonchúir to read it

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