Tuesday 1st August

Review: "Song of Songs 2.0", a new collection of poetry by Kevin Higgins

Colm Keegan reviews "Song of Songs 2.0", a collection of new and older selected poems by Kevin Higgins (published by Salmon Poetry)

Friday 28th July

"This Little World", the debut collection by Karen J McDonnell

Karen J McDonnell chats about her debut collection of poetry "This Little World" (published by Doire Press)    Official website:   https://karenjmcdonnell.com 

Tuesday 25th July

"Cassette vs Vinyl", an exhibition by Horace Panter

Horace Panter (co-founder and bassist with The Specials) who is now a pop artist; his exhibition "Cassette vs Vinyl" can currently be seen at the Ebow Gallery Dublin 8 Full details: ...

Tuesday 18th July

"On Balance" by Sinead Morrissey

Sinead Morrissey talks about themes such as sexism, family, internment and the circus which all feature in her new collection of poetry "On Balance" (published by Carcanet)  

Monday 17th July

Live from the Galway International Arts Festival 2017

Tonight the programme comes live from the opening night of the Galway International Arts Festival, with guests including theatre-makers Enda Walsh + Donnacha Dennehy, visual artists Anna Maria Pacheco, Maeve ...

Monday 10th July

Review: "David Lynch: The Art Life"

Sorcha Kenny reviews the documentary "David Lynch: The Art Life" which looks at how Lynch's early interest in visual art influenced his later creative vision in film and television

Wednesday 5th July

Review: "Silent Testimony", an exhibition by Colin Davidson

Brian McAvera reviews "Silent Testimony", an exhibition of portraits by Colin Davidson of people who were bereaved or injured during the Troubles in northern Ireland Full details:   www.dublincastle.ie/event/silent-testimony-by-colin-davidson

"In Montmartre, with Degas" by Elaine Feeney

Elaine Feeney reads "In Montmartre, with Degas" from her latest collection of poetry "Rise" (published by Salmon Poetry)

Tuesday 4th July

"In Person: World Poets", an anthology edited by Neil Astley and Pamela Robertson-Pearce

Neil Astley, editor at Bloodaxe Books introduces their new anthology "In Person: World Poets", a DVD set of poets from all over the world reading from their work

Wednesday 28th June

"Crabbing" by Alison Hackett

Alison Hackett talks about the grief and loss that inspired the poems in her latest collection "Crabbing" (published by 21st Century Renaissance)   For details of Alison's work and The Visual Time ...



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