Poetry

Wednesday 9th December

Alternately Terrific and Gentle

A new dance film installation, Alternately Terrific and Gentle created by Liz Roche, Jodi Melnick and Jenny Roche. It will be broadcast online on December 13 at 3pm. For further ...

Tuesday 8th December

Andrew Motion's "Randomly Moving Particles"

Former UK poet laureate and co-founder of the online Poetry Archive Andrew Motion joined Sean on the line from Baltimore to talk about his new collection Randomly Moving Particles where ...

Monday 7th December

Mondrian Exhibition

Seán Rocks visits The National Gallery of Ireland current exhibition of famed Dutch painter Mondrian. Gallery director, Sean Rainbird discusses the landmark exhibition running until 14 February 2021.

Friday 4th December

Sculpture Dublin

'Sculpture Dublin' is a Dublin City Council initiative which will commission six new pieces in Dublin parks and public spaces. Professor Paula Murphy and Noel Kelly discuss. See sculpturedublin.ie for ...

Thursday 26th November

The Rooney Prize Winner 2020

Stephen Sexton joins Seán Rocks on Arena. Having just been announced as the Rooney Prize Winner. The prestigious prize is awarded annually for an outstanding body of work by an ...

Monday 16th November

Sarah Browne of Tulca

Sarah Browne, Curator of the Tulca Festival, discusses the Galway based festival of which aims to make space for the visual arts to intersect with other disciplines. 'The Law is ...

Tuesday 10th November

2 Meter Review

Beau Williams and fellow poet Hazel Hogan discuss the 2 Meter Review, an anthology they created in response to the pandemic. The first issue was created in June and they ...

Monday 9th November

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Collected Poems brings together Eiléan's work from Acts and Monuments (1972) onwards. Containing work from the past 50 years and nine collections, up to last year's The Mother House, including ...

Galway 2020: Sea Tamagotchi

Almost every native language has words that defy translation into other languages. The Irish language is no exception and some of the rarest, most intriguing of Irish words have provided ...

Wednesday 4th November

Derek Mahon

Washing Up, the new and final collection from Derek Mahon, who died this year, just last month. Paul Muldoon discusses the collection, Washing Up which is published by Gallery Press.

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