This is Donegal- poem on Sunday Miscellany

This is Donegal – poem on soundcloud All Ireland Sunday – Sunday Miscellany 21 September 2014 New short essays: This morning’s programme marked The All-Ireland Football Championship Finals 2014. Contributions were written and read by Tom Rowley, Olive Travers, Cyril Kelly, This is Donegal by Denise Blake and Joe Ó Muircheartaigh. Listen here      Read More

Rutland Island Sounds – poem on youtube

Rutland Island Sounds A poem and slideshow about Rutland Island and Burtonport , Co. Donegal  Denise Blake This is the youtube link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUvwmuE2_Cw Read More

Donegal TV

    1) Donegal TV America Special 2   Donegal TV MHz Network America Special 2 featuring President Bill Clinton, British Irish Assembly, The Making of Donegal is Happy, NYPDs Chief Kevin Ward & Jazz Singer Tara O’Grady https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGu-4oN1dt4 2) Donegal Tv :  Happy         The Making of Donegal is Happy    4 min video Read More

North West Words Magazine

  NORTH WEST WORDS ISSUE 1 SUMMER 2014      Proud to have my poem, Mother Goddess,  in this beautiful online magazine  http://northwestwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Draft-NWW-Summer-2014-issue_linked-2.pdf     Read More

Southward Literary Journal

Southward Literary Journal      http://www.munsterlit.ie/Southword/Issues/26/contents.html I’m thrilled to have my poem Lines from West Cork  published among this great selection: http://www.munsterlit.ie/Southword/Issues/26/blake_denise.html   Read More

This Landscape’s Fierce Embrace : The Poetry of Francis Harvey

This Landscape’s Fierce Embrace : The Poetry of Francis Harvey   editor Donna Potts Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (November 1, 2013) I’m thrilled to have a poem in this beautiful book. This book serves as a tribute to Francis Harvey and his literary achievement. His admirers from Ireland and around the world have collaborated in a collection Read More

Selected poems Seán O’Ríordáin edited by Frank Sewell

I’m very proud to have translations in this beautiful book : 1) Ualach na Beatha, The Burden of Life ;      2) Oilithreacht fám anam , My Soul’s pilgrimage (with F Sewell) ;                 3)Do Dhomhnall Ó Corcora , For Daniel Corkery;     4) Oileán agus Oileán Eile, This Island and Read More

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas

Sunday Miscellany Live at Christmas from the National Concert Hall BOOK NOW Tuesday December 10th, 8pm          National Concert Hall       The RTÉ Concert Orchestra      David Brophy, conductor SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING: Mary Coughlan     Brendan Graham    Maeve Higgins   Ciaran & Richie Tourish Mia Cooper – violin    Niall Read More

Poethead Blog

____________ With thanks to Christine Murray, Poethead,   for publishing three of my poems in her blog; Ultrasound,    Adjusting ,    Beyond the Front Door Poethead http://poethead.wordpress.com/2013/10/05/poems-by-denise-blake/   Read More

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain

SEPTEMBER SUNDAYS – as heard on Sunday Miscellany edited by Clíodhna Ní Anluain  is a new book with a selection of images and accompanying CD  published by New Island Books See http://www.newisland.ie/newreleases   Contributors include Theo Dorgan, Conor O’Callaghan, Cyril Kelly, Leo Cullen, Joe O’Toole, Tim Carey, Alan Titley, Cathy Power, Mary O’Malley, Catherine Foley, Joe Read More

Burning Bush 2 issue 5 :

Burning Bush 2  issue 5 : With thanks to Burning Bush for publishing my poem,  Lighting the Flame  http://burningbush2.org/previous-issues/issue-five/denise-blake/ http://issuu.com/burningbush2/docs/burning_bush_2_issue_5_ Read More

NI Libraries Creativity Month

NI Libraries Creativity Month This is a short video promoting NI Libraries Creativity Month. Moyra Donaldson, Deirdre Cartmill and myself had a wonderful day in Armagh Library where we gave workshops and did an afternoon reading. Thank you to Bernie McGill, Elizabeth McAleer and all the library staff who treated us with such kindness. I Read More

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