Friday 2nd October

Derek Mahon Tribute

Seán Rocks is joined by friends and admirers of Derek Mahon on the sad news of his death. Poets Gerald Dawe, Michael Longley, Paula Meehan, Paul Muldoon, and authors Hugh ...

Friday 25th September

Somewhere Near Vada

Project Artistic Director Cian O'Brien and artist Jaki Irvine join Seán Rocks. 20 years ago, a new state-of-the-art venue replaced the original building on East Essex Street in Temple Bar, ...

Wednesday 23rd September

Poet Colm Keegan

"Finding Our Voice" is a spoken word & creative writing program, facilitated by poet and writer, Colm Keegan. It brings together a collection of poems written by homeless people, who ...

Tuesday 15th September

Culture Night

A new visual art project - the Women on Women Awards - aims to highlight the work carried by Irish women in the field of radical activism and social justice. ...


Monto is at the centre of an event which will be taking place as part of Dublin's Music Town festival. On the virtual tour, Dublin city folklorist, Terry Fagan, will ...

Monday 14th September

Where do I begin with Liam Ó Muirthile?

Liam Ó Muirthile was a poet, essayist, columnist, novelist and dramatist, born and raised in Cork city. His work spans so many aspects of English and Irish language literature; it's ...

Tuesday 8th September


Underwave from artist Bettina Seitz is an underwater exhibition representing successive arrivals to our shores, from the earliest settlers through to people contributing to our modern multicultural society. The exhibition ...

Dublin Fringe - A Rain Walk

The Fringe Festival, which runs until September 20, has this year partnered for the first time with The Ark, a cultural centre for children in Temple Bar, Dublin. Artists Andy ...

Monday 7th September

On Seamus Heaney

A new work on Heaney is now being published as part of the Princeton University Press "Writers On Writers" series. On Seamus Heaney explores the poet's life and work. Historian ...

Thursday 3rd September

Galway International Arts Festival Autumn Edition

Kay Sheehy reports from Galway. Mirror Pavilion is the ambitious work of artist John Gerrard and is at the Claddagh Quay Galway city until September 26th. Mirror Pavilion Leaf Work ...



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