‘Christmas in Kinsale’ by Derek Mahon

‘Christmas in Kinsale’ by Derek Mahon

Christmas in Kinsale After the fairy lights in seaside lounge and bar the night walk under a blustery Advent sky, sidereal frost systems money will never buy, one gull on a night wave, one polished star, crane light at the quayside, a dark harbour mouth. Wind chimes...
Books of the Year 2018

Books of the Year 2018

Books of the Year for 2018 from various publications:  Against the Clock by Derek Mahon ‘The poems in Derek Mahon’s Against the Clock have his signature elegance, irony and melancholy; they also display a new lightness, as though he has come to accept...

Celebrating Derek Mahon – 18 August

11.00 am Saturday 18 August Celebrating Derek Mahon Venue: The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle Kilkenny Arts Festival presents Stephen Rea, Peter Fallon and Maureen Kennelly (Poetry Ireland) in an onstage discussion evaluating and celebrating Derek Mahon’s work...
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