If you missed it, now’s your chance to view John McAuliffe read his poems at the Poets and Players event in Rylands Library, Manchester last weekend (25 April 2015).
Archives for April 2015
Gallery Goes . . . to Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry with Tom French, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Michael Coady taking part in a poetry reading and discussion. 8.00pm Thursday 30 April Crescent Arts Centre Belfast Adm: free http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/SeamusHeaneyCentreforPoetry/Events/
The Way In – John McAuliffe published on 28 May 2015. John McAuliffe’s new book continues to explore a contemporary life whose domestic spaces and routines are lovingly itemized and reassembled: these poems tell stories and find images for ‘soul-making’ in the everyday world of sheds, swimming pools, concert halls, parks, ferry ports, galleries, protest marches, […]
Book Launch of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s new collection, The Boys of Bluehill (Published by The Gallery Press) and Macdara Woods’s pamphlet From Sandymount to the Hill of Howth: A Mayday Aisling Skazka (Published by Cyphers) 7.00 pm Wednesday 22nd April Ranelagh Arts Centre 26, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, (opposite Ranelagh Luas stop) Readings, music, refreshments
Cúirt International Festival of Literature celebrates its 30th anniversary with a host of writers from all genres and walks of life. Below are authors/events relating to The Gallery Press. To see more visit www.cuirt.ie/ga 5.00pm Thursday 23 April Gerald Dawe and Eleanor Shanley Adm: €8 5.00pm Friday 24 April Dermot Healy […]
Poets & Players Saturday 25th April, poems read by John McAuliffe, Melissa Lee-Houghton and Maria Isakova Bennett, with music by pupils from Chetham’s School of Music In the Historic Reading Room of the John Rylands Library, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH. Free event.
Derek Mahon Tribute “to heal the heart and cure the soul” Readings, discussion, screening, to celebrate the life and work of one of Ireland’s greatest living poets, long resident in Kinsale; with Alannah Hopkin, Peter Fallon, Thomas McCarthy & Roger Greene. Film on the life of Derek Mahon will be screened throughout the […]
The John Hewitt Spring Festival takes place on 25 April in The Londonderry Arms Hotel, Carnlough, Co Antrim. The Festival is part of the John Hewitt Society’s talks programme, with the aim of using literature to bring cultural debate and discussion to rural communities. 10.30am Martina Devlin 12.00pm Ciaran Carson & Stephen Sexton 2.00pm Peter Osborne […]
‘Hooked on Poetry’. Poet John Montague in conversation with Professor Emeritus Ciarán Benson. 3.00pm Sunday 19 April Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland Free talk, no booking necessary.
Dermot Healy Sorrow never travels far from home. Dermot Healy’s death in the summer of 2014 reverberated deeply and far. Yet for all the admiration his work accrued he suffered something of the fate of those who abound in talents. Was he a poet? A novelist? A story writer? A memoirist? A playwright? He was […]