Poetry

Friday 14th April

"To Air The Soul, Throw All The Windows Wide: New & Selected Poems" by Mary Dorcey

Mary Dorcey chats about how being a gay Irish woman informs a lot of the works in her latest collection "To Air The Soul, Throw All The Windows Wide: New ...

Tuesday 11th April

Review: "Inside The Wave" by Helen Dunmore

Jessica Traynor reviews "Inside The Wave", the latest collection of poetry from novelist, children’s author and poet Helen Dunmore (published by Bloodaxe Books) 

Monday 10th April

"As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics", an exhibition at IMMA

Sam Thorne, co-curator of "As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics" at IMMA, looking at the role various forms of spirituality/religious belief have played in visual art Full details: ...

Friday 7th April

A profile of Pablo Neruda

Jessica Traynor with a profile of Chilean poet, Communist and Nobel laureate  Pablo Neruda

Thursday 6th April

"Drunk" by Ciara Ní É

Performance poet Ciara Ní É reads her poem “Drunk” (about a teenage boy with an alcoholic mother)     

Wednesday 5th April

"Trying To Behave" by Theresa Nanigian

Visual artist Theresa Nanigian talks about her exhibition "Trying To Behave", which examines whether our sense of identity changes during our life; it runs at the Lab Gallery Foley Street and ...

Tuesday 4th April

"Oil Is The Devil's Excrement", an exhibition by David Jacques

English artist David Jacques explains the concepts behind his latest exhibition "Oil Is The Devil's Excrement" which opens this week at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork Further details:  http://triskelartscentre.ie/

"About Breakfast" by Fanny Howe

American poet Fanny Howe reads "About Breakfast" from her collection 'Selected Poems' (published by University of California Press)

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 ...

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