Month: June 2015

NWW Writing 24-26th July Workshops

Bookings are now being taken for workshops on the third North West Words Writing Weekend. The workshops take place in Ramelton this year in the beautiful surroundings of Carn Lodge. You can see the workshop details below and or on our website Saturday 10:00-12:30 – Writing Memoir through Prose and Verse : John Mac Read More

Sunday Miscellany, Father’s Day

Sunday Miscellany, RTE Radio 1 I was thrilled to have a poem broadcast for my father on Father’s day. This is the  Radio Player link:!rii=9%3A10432076%3A68%3A%3A Read More

Invocation – poem in the Irish Times

I was thrilled to have a poem published in the Irish Times Today: Invocation (after Robert Desnos) I call on those evicted by John George Adair, the breaking down of their doors. I call on soldiers lost in World War 1, families who buried them under the cover of night. I call on the Read More

North West Words Writing Weekend

North West Words Writing Weekend Workshops and Readings  –  Cafe Blend, Letterkenny  & Carn Lodge, Ramelton further information: Read More

North West Words Magazine – Summer

North West Words Magazine Issue 4 Summer 2015               North West Words Poetry, Fiction , Art and information for NWW Writing Weekend July 24-26th Read More

Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools Highlights

“We receive many more requests for Writers in Schools visits than we are able to fund, so if you are interested in booking a visit for your school, then be sure to get your application form into us as early as possible – you can even get ahead by submitting your form right now for Read More

School Visit

Robertson NS, Ballintra I had a very special visit as part of Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools scheme. The children were wonderfully imaginative and the teachers were very friendly and supportive. It was a great day. with thanks to Poetry Ireland Read More

Glenveagh Castle – Music & Poetry

We had a very special evening at Glenveagh Castle as part of the Donegal Chamber Music Festival. With thanks to Donegal Camerata –   Orsolya Szabó-Yélamo , Claire Cunningham, Lucia Spacirova and Víctor Yélamo. The music was wonderful. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to read there. I loved it all. Haydn’s The Seven Last Words Read More