Sunday, October 9, 3.00pm, €5. The Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon Poems, Songs and Stories Elizabeth Reapy, Imelda Maguire, Anthony Glavin, Kate Dempsey, Rosie Carney and Sarah Cullen. Booking: 071 9851375 With thanks to the Sandhouse Hotel https://www.facebook.com/BlueStacksFestival/?fref=ts
Inaugural Cathedral Quarter Literary Festival – Friday Oct. 7 & 8th Senator David Norris will visit Donegal to officially launch the inaugural Cathedral Quarter Literary Festival in Letterkenny next weekend. The festival opens on Friday 7th October with a pre-drinks meet and greet in the Regional Cultural Centre at 8pm, followed by the official opening
William Campbell, Nobel Laureate in Medicine, was given a wonderful reception in Ramelton Town Hall on Saturday, September 14th. Prof. Campbell took it all in his respectful, modest stride. Congratulations to everyone who made the night such a success. The hall was full on Saturday afternoon with people cleaning, setting out chairs, setting up the
Creative Writing workshops from September 19th 6 Mondays – 7:30 – 9:30 – Carn Lodge, Ramelton For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org , 087-6486079 or PM. The workshops will be held in a comfortable, safe environment by Denise Blake, a facilitator who is highly experienced in working with beginners as well as advanced writers of all ages.
Arts In Education : I had a wonderful week at this residential training course and I look forward to a residency in September as part of the Teacher/Artist initiative. With thanks to Jane O’Hanlon, Poetry Ireland, for nominating me. Teacher/ Artist Partnership as a model of CPD initiative under the Arts in Education Charter A
Lovely to have my poem, Lemon Season, broadcast as part of this show: Sunday Miscellany Rte Radio 1 , July 10th listen back on RTE Radioplayer http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=b9%5F10594142%5F68%5F10%2D07%2D2016%5F In the Meadow by Grace Wells Postcards from a Hospital by Doireann Ní Ghríofa The Bookcase by Denis Sampson Four Stories Up a poem by Jane Clarke Rock
My prose piece on : Sunday Miscellany May 22nd RTE Radio 1 Springsteen and the Ties That Bind by Denise Blake Real Player link: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany/programmes/2016/0522/789846-sunday-miscellany-sunday-22-may-2016/?clipid=2185000#2185000 Sunday Miscellany New short essays: Going Back to the Blasket Island by Róisín Sheehy The Barrington Disconnect by Pat McLoughlin Swoop a poem by Paddy Moran Springsteen and the Ties