Poetry

Thursday 11th July

"In The Flesh", an exhibition by Sam Jinks at the Galway International Arts Festival 2019

Australian sculptor Sam Jinks, whose life-size human models "In The Flesh" is one of the major exhibitions at the Galway International Arts Festival Full details:   www.giaf.ie

"Double Negative" by Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke chats about and reads from her latest collection of poetry "Double Negative" (published by The Gallery Press) 

Tuesday 9th July

"21st Century Ireland in 21 Artworks", an exhibition at the Earagail Arts Festival 2019

Cristín Leach and Anthony Haughey explain the exhibition "21st Century Ireland in 21 Artworks", which will be launched at Glebe House & Gallery, Donegal as part of the Earagail Arts ...

Monday 8th July

"The Wedding Breakfast" by Frank McGuinness

Frank McGuinness chats about and reads from his latest collection of poetry "The Wedding Breakfast"

Wednesday 3rd July

Poetry Jukebox comes to Dublin

Jessica Traynor, Maria McManus and Iggy McGovern explain the Poetry Jukebox, which will be installed outside EPIC Museum at the CHQ Building on Dublin’s quays Further information:  https://epicchq.com/dublin-citys-first-poetry-jukebox-arrives-at-epic/

Tuesday 2nd July

Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj, the subject of a lost Velazquez

Eleanor Herman on the amazing life of Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj, a powerful woman in 17th century Rome who was an ardent feminist, the power behind Pope Innocent X and ...

Wednesday 26th June

"Life Above Everything: Lucien Freud and Jack B Yeats", a landmark exhibition at IMMA

David Dawson, artist and long-time studio assistant to Lucian Freud who assisted in the selection of works for "Life Above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B Yeats", a landmark exhibition ...

Tuesday 25th June

Una Sealy and "Exhibitionists: Road To The RHA"

Una Sealy, who had a significant role in putting together the documentary "Exhibitionists: Road To The RHA", which airs this Thursday on RTÉ One television; her own upcoming exhibition is ...

Friday 21st June

"A Modern Eye: Helen Hooker O'Malley's Ireland", an exhibition at the National Library of Ireland

Cormac O’Malley discusses his mother, photographer Helen Hooker O’Malley who was married to revolutionary Ernie O’Malley and whose work is currently on show at the National Library of Ireland in "A ...

Thursday 20th June

A reading by Mark Ward

Mark Ward reads 'Vegas Epithalamion' from his latest collection of poetry "Circumference"

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