Month: May 2015

Music and Poetry Donegal Chamber Music Festival

Sunday 31st May, 8pm. Music and Poetry Drawing Room, Glenveagh Castle – Admission: € 20 Bookings: 074 9120777. Bus leaving car park at 7.30pm Tea, Coffee and tray bakes afterwards. Donegal Camerata String Quartet with poet Denise Blake Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” Op. 51 with poems by Mark Bookings: Read More

Workshops for schools – Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day, May 7th – Yeats workshops for schools at Thoor, Ballylee,Co. Galway. I had a lovely day presenting workshops to two primary school groups. The students were wonderful and it was a very special event. With thanks to Anna Boner and Ayoma Bowe of Poetry Ireland, the students, teachers & parents and the Thoor Read More

Taking Double Rainbows for Granted – Why Donegal? FB

With thanks to Why Donegal? Facebook page : “We’ve been asking people Why Donegal? We’d love to hear your story! Poet Denise Blake shares hers here:” TAKING DOUBLE RAINBOWS FOR GRANTED Donegal and I are lifelong friends. I love her ways. Donegal will never be the cool kid but always the wild child who’s the Read More