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Denise Blake is a creative writing facilitator who works in schools and with adult groups. Denise is registered with Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools Scheme. CAP Poetry in Motion, Northern Ireland, and Artists in Education. She is a professional member of the Irish Writers Centre and on their panel for one-to-one mentoring http://irishwriterscentre.ie/products/one-to-one-mentoring Workshop participants Read More

INVOCATION- Revival Press, Limerick Writers Centre

Invocation – Denise Blake For sale online at: http://www.limerickwriterscentre.com/books/innovation/ or at Easons Letterkenny Shopping Centre , Courtyard Centre Letterkenny Thyme Out Tearooms & Gift shop, Glenveagh National Park Dunlewey Centre’s gift shop or through my Books page : http://www.deniseblake.com/books/ At a time when life can often seem harsh and cynical, this book is an intelligent Read More

Sunday Miscellany – Springtime in Ohio (poem) 22/04/18

Sunday Miscellany RTE Radio1 : Real Player Link: https://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=b9%5F10864850%5F68%5F22%2D04%2D2018%5F Read More

Donegal Woman: INVOCATION Book launch

Family, friends and fans packed into Rockhill House Estate yesterday for the launch of Denise Blake’s newest poetry collection. Leading Donegal poet Denise Blake launched her third collection, Invocation, on Sunday with a celebration of words, music and the arts. Just as much of Invocation celebrates family and friendship, the event was a special occasion Read More

My Donegal – Donegal Daily

http://www.donegaldaily.com/2018/04/14/my-donegal-with-poet-denise-blake/ Denise Blake often celebrates Donegal in her poetry, so this weekend is a particularly special time for her to celebrate Donegal in this interview series. Denise will launch her third poetry collection, Invocation, on Sunday, April 15th at 3:00 pm. The event at Rockhill House Estate Letterkenny is set to be a momentous day Read More

Book Launch: Invocation – Revival Press

Sunday 15th April @ 3:00 – Rockhill House Estate, Letterkenny Guests: The Conwal Singers Compere : Maureen Curran Launch by : Imelda Maguire & Traolach Ó Fionnáin, Arts Officer All Welcome Read More

Sunday Miscellany poem – Killary Wonder

Sunday 8/4/18 Real player link: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/#102778664 Advice, by Mary O’Malley; From Poldi to Killary, by Michael O’Loughlin; Work, a poem by Moya Cannon; New Boots, by Paul Rouse; Mass Cat, by Olive Travers; And Killary Wonder, a poem by Denise Blake. Music: April in Paris, sung by Billie Holliday; Adagietto from Symphony No. 5, by Read More

Mother Goddess – poem

Mother Goddess poem on Soundcloud : https://soundcloud.com/denise-blake-4/mother-goddess?in=denise-blake-4/sets/sunday-miscellany Read More

Sunday Miscellany Christmas Live 2017

It was wonderful to be part of this show from the National Concert Hall. Sunday Miscellany Live at the NCH with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra on Dec. 12th Part 1 was broadcast on Dec. 17th. Part 2 on Christmas Day http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/ Part 1: New writing: The Tended Art of Christmas, by Mary O’Donnell; In Times Read More

Sunday Miscellany 15/10/17

I had a prose piece: Mobile Communications, and a poem: Rural Sounds broadcast on Sunday Miscellany this morning. With thanks to the producer, Sarah Binchy Listen back on RTE Radio Player http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=b9_10787035_0__ http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/#102630806 Read More

Community Arts Partnership – Poetry in Motion project

Poetry in Motion Schools Project I love being a part of this creative project and being given the opportunity to visit St. John’s Primary School, Derry. I had four workshops with a wonderful P6 class and look forward to seeing their work printed up and hearing their recordings. Jan Carson writes about the project on Read More

Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival

Poems, Songs and Stories : Sunday Oct 8th, Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon , 3:00 pm, €5 Alan McMonagle, Annemarie Ní Churréain, Gerard Beirne, Denise Blake, Lorraine Walls, Eddie Lynch With thanks to The Sand HouseHotel and Marine Spa, Rossnowlagh https://donegalgathering.files.wordpress.com/…/donegal-bay-… Read More

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