The craic is always good at Irish festivals and events…I’ve been invited to be a guest reader at these:
(Photo taken by Linda Ibbotson)
30th June – Spotlight Poetry reading, Alchemy Café, Barrack St. Cork 7pm.
Delighted to be appearing as guest reader at Cork’s own Alchemy Café as part of the Spotlight Poetry Reading series. Also featuring is Mags Creedon with her instruments and beautiful voice. Plus there’s an open mic! It all kicks of at 7.30.pm.
Alchemy Café is a special word-friendly venue, so if you’re Cork-based it’s definitely the place to hang out.
16th July – Itaca magazine launch, 16th July 2016 at 6pm, Cassidy’s Hotel, Cavendish Suite, Dublin
17th July – Stanzas Festival, Limerick city, 2.00pm at the Bubble Tea Paradise café, reading with Michael Ray and Emma Langford
18th July – Hosting a poetry event with Jo Shapcott, Sarah Howe and Theo Dorgan at the Maritime Hotel, 6.30pm.
19th July – Reading at West Cork Literary Festival, arguably one of Ireland’s best literary festivals, in beautiful Bantry, with Cónal Creedon and William Wall, Maritime Hotel, 2.30pm.
30th July – in conversation with Liz Nugent at the Ludgate Hub, Ireland’s first digital café, at 2pm, during the colourful Skibbereen Arts Festival
30th July – WAS poetry marathon at Working Artists Studios, Skibbereen
19 – 22nd Aug – Five Glens Festival, ManorHamilton, Leitrim, reading and workshop
28th Sept –Toner’s famous traditional Pub, Baggot St., Dublin
17th October – Taking part in a showcase reading at the Troubadour, London
4 Nov –Allingham Festival, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, for a reading and workshop
And I thought it would get quiet once my kids had left home…!