In Histories – Sunday Miscellany 13/9/20

  In Histories, by Denise Blake Sunday Miscellany – RTE Radio 1 BROADCAST • 09:00 • 13TH SEP 2020 If only I had listened to the stories of my grandparents…………… what memories I have missed! Read More


Denise Blake’s third collection of poetry, Invocation, has been published by Revival Press, Limerick Writers’ Centre. Her first two books, Take a Deep Breath, How to Sing Without Getting Dizzy, are published by Summer Palace Press. She is a regular contributor to Sunday Miscellany, RTE Radio 1. Denise’s poem ‘And They All Lived Happily’ Read More

In Blessing – a poem audio & video

In Blessing with photographs that I took around our home in Ramelton, Co. Donegal Read More

Isolation Voicemail – Sunday Miscellany

April 5th 2020 A different type of recording for me –  Isolation Voicemail Read More

My Seamus Heaney Story – recorded for Sunday Miscellany RTE Radio1

My prose piece –   My Seamus Heaney Story was recorded at the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon as part of Sunday Miscellany Live, Donegal Bay & Blue Stacks Festival. Broadcast on RTE Radio 1 . Oct 13th 2019     Read More

Sunday Miscellany from Donegal Bay and Bluestacks Festival

Sunday Miscellany, RTE Radio first program from the Donegal Bay & Blue Stacks Festival Sunday Miscellany New Writing: Auntie Gretta, by Olive Travers; Planning Permission for a Bee Hotel, by Monica Corish; Bog and The Bees Leave Swanns, two poems by Winifred McNulty; Punk Pension Plan by Little John Nee; And My Séamus Heaney Story Read More

Miscellany50- RTE Radio 1

Rte Radio 1 – Real Player link . Miscellany50 – Live at the Project Broadcast on 3/7/19 I loved being part of this show that was recorded in the Project Arts Centre. My piece : ‘Always Remember, Never Forget’ is for the year 1972 – with thanks to producers: Cliodhna Ni Anluain, Sarah Binchy and Read More

And They All Lived Happily – poem on Soundcloud

I recorded my poem for Sound cloud – #PoetryDayIrl Read More

#PoetryDayIrl – Truth & Dare Poems

I was so pleased to have my poem, And They All Lived Happily, chosen as one of the Truth poems for Poetry Ireland. Poems on the Dart & poetry cards sent out to Libraries and Art Centres. A huge thank you to Elaine Feeney, Poetry Ireland and Revival Press, Limerick Writers Centre. Truth poems: Denise Read More

CAP – Poetry in Motions Schools- Seamus Heaney Award for Eglinton PS

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Poems on Poethead

I am grateful to Chris Murray for publishing five of my poems on her wonderful poetry site – Poethead Five poems from Invocation : The Beaching, Crockery, Becoming Shepherds, Against Words, Mother Goddess Link : Read More

Miscellany 50 – RTE Radio 1

Miscellany 50 Radio Festival Weekend – Project Arts Centre I was so pleased to read on Friday night as a participant in this wonderful festival. With thanks to producers: Cliodhna Ni Anluain, Sarah Binchey and Aoife Nic Cormaic and to everyone involved in organising this event. The shows were recorded and will be broadcast in Read More

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