Friday 31st March

"Goodbye Post Office Square" by Fanny Howe

American poet Fanny Howe reads "Goodbye Post Office Square" from her collection 'Selected Poems' (published by University of California Press)

Jesse Jones represents Ireland at the Venice Biennale

Jesse Jones who is Ireland’s representative at the Venice Biennale with a work entitled ‘Tremble Tremble’ which considers how changing political ideologies impact on societies and on women in particular ...

Tuesday 28th March

"Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant", an exhibition by Margaret Corcoran

Margaret Corcoran explains the inspiration for her current exhibition at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, “Aspasia - An Influential Immigrant” Further details:   www.kevinkavanaghgallery.ie

Monday 27th March

Review: "The Unaccompanied" by Simon Armitage

Jessica Traynor reviews "The Unaccompanied", the first collection of poetry in 10 years from Simon Armitage (published by Faber & Faber)

Friday 24th March

Fanny Howe reads from "O'Clock"

American poet Fanny Howe reads one of the poems from her collection "O'Clock"...she is a guest at the Mounts to Sea dlr Book Festival this weekend Further details:   www.mountainstosea.ie

Thursday 23rd March

"The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now", selected by Nick Laird and Don Paterson

Nick Laird, who selected the works to include in "The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now" with Don Paterson, a chronicle of five centuries of verse (published by ...

Tuesday 21st March

"No More, No Less" by John Cummins

Performance poet John Cummins reads "No More, No Less" in memory of his father Official website:   www.facebook.com/johncumminspoetician 

"The Deep Heart's Core", an anthology edited by Pat Boran and Eugene O'Connell

Pat Boran, co-editor of  the anthology “The Deep Heart’s Core”, for which 100 Irish poets were asked to re-visit a poem that is important to them (published by Dedalus Press)

Monday 20th March

Review: "Manga Hokusai Manga" at the Trinity Long Room Hub

Dave Hendrick reviews “Manga Hokusai Manga”, an exhibition of Japanese manga drawings reflecting the different eras of this unique part of Japanese cultural history; it is running at the Trinity ...

Derek Walcott RIP

Remembering the Caribbean poet Derek Walcott who died recently. He reads his poem "Volcano" in tribute to James Joyce and Joseph Conrad (from the programme 'Writing Out Heaney and Walcott' ...



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