Poetry Spring Festival of Lithuania: an evening of contemporary Lithuanian and Irish poetry 6.00pm Wednesday 15 May 2019 Trinity Centre for Literal and Cultural Translation, 36 Fenian Street, Dublin 2 The Lithuanian community in Ireland and the Lithuanian Writer‘s Union is holding an Irish-Lithuanian poetry reading to mark the Poetry Spring Festival of Lithuania. Award […]
Poetry on the Road Festival, Bremen, one of the most prestigious poetry festivals in Europe. 31 authors from all over the world are expected, including Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin who will take part in the opening of the 20th International Literature Festival by Carmen Emigholz, State Councillor for Culture of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen. 8.00 pm Friday […]
Talking Translation: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin: Poetry and Translation 4:00 pm Thursday, 23 May Trinity Long Room Hub Free, booking required Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin in conversation with Peter Sirr explores the importance of poetry-in-translation today. Why do poets choose to translate each other? Is their creative work then influenced by the act of translation?
Launch of File ar Fhile, translations from European literature to Irish published by Cois Life Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, Gabriel Rosenstock, Tomás Mac Síomóin in conversation with Dr Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith to mark the publication of the series File ar Fhile, translations from European literature to Irish published by Cois Life. […]
Poetry Reading and In Conversation with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin: 6.00pm Monday 13th May Venue: Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York Heslington West Campus Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin is one of the leading Irish poets of today, as well as Professor Emerita at Trinity College, Dublin, specialising in Renaissance Literature, and currently Ireland Professor of Poetry. […]
Irish playwright and poet Professor Frank McGuinness has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal, the highest honour the University can bestow. In recognition of his immense contribution to education and Irish literature, the Donegal native received the honour at a special ceremony marking his retirement from the UCD School of English, Drama and Film. https://www.ucd.ie/…/novelistandplaywrightprofessorfrankmc…/ […]
Aifric Mac Aodha, John McAuliffe and Paul Perry will take part in O, Miami Poetry Festival (in partnership with The Betsy Hotel and presented by Poetry Ireland and Culture Ireland) on Sunday 21st April. 7.30pm Sunday, 21 April 2019 The Betsy Hotel’s B Bar South Beach Miami www.omiami.org/events/2019/3/16/three-irish-poets Aifric Mac Aodha was born in […]
‘I have managed to keep . . . ‘ by Michael Hartnett is April’s Poem of the Month ‘I have managed to keep . . .’ I have managed to keep hysteria at arm’s length; I have managed to sleep, and wake with a partial strength undone at the ﬁrst door I knock on that very […]
As a legacy to the Francis Ledwidge Centenary (1917-2017) Meath County Council Cultural Services (supported by Creative Ireland) announced the Francis Ledwidge Award last year and we congratulate Michelle O’Sullivan on being its inaugural recipient. The Gallery Press has published three titles by Michelle — the most recent, This One High Field, was published in October 2018.
Join Dr Ciara Kelly as she interviews Arnold Thomas Fanning & Marina Carr on what it is like to craft such dark narratives based around mental health and how they are received. Both authors will read from selected works and discuss what it is like to immerse themselves in their writing process and how they […]