Category Archives: Poetry

Listowel’s Literary Activity Festival for Children to Revel In

Listowel’s Literary Activity Festival for Children to Revel In

The National Children’s Literary Festival is incorporated in Listowel Writers’ Week. This year there’s an imagination tickling programme of events for children and it’s bursting out in various venues throughout the town. Half tired from packing the programme with all the events and from trying to get the lid on it all, Chairperson, Liz DunnRead more…

World Fiddle Day Scartaglin Provisional Programme

World Fiddle Day Scartaglin Provisional Programme

There may be bits of tidying up here and hardening there, but the programme for the rapidly approaching World Fiddle Day, Scartaglin is as good as settled. The following is a provisional rundown: Friday Night, May 19th. Informal gathering sessions in Castleisland and Scartaglin at 9:30pm Saturday, May 20th. At Lyons’ Bar at 12noon theRead more…

Interested in Writing Songs, Poetry or Comedy?

Interested in Writing Songs, Poetry or Comedy?

Listowel Writers’ Week has a couple of places still available on their popular three-day workshops in conjunction with the festival at the end of this month. For example there’s a songwriting workshop with John Spillane and the man himself explains what it’s all about in his highly inimitable style. No Talk on Theory “At myRead more…

Kerry Women Writers’ Evening with Mary McEvoy

Kerry Women Writers’ Evening with Mary McEvoy

Kerry Women Writers’ Network is delighted to announce an evening with actress and author, Mary McEvoy. Ms. McEvoy, who is synonymous with the role of Biddy in Glenroe, will be at the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on Saturday, May 13th at 5pm. Kerry Women Writers’ Network was founded in 2015 to promote women writers and women’sRead more…

Kerry Poets Found in The Deep Heart’s Core

Kerry Poets Found in The Deep Heart’s Core

There was a Grand Parade of contemporary Irish poets at the launch of The Deep Heart’s Core at Cork City Library on Wednesday night. Edited by poets, Kiskeam native, Eugene O’Connell and Pat Boran from Portlaoise, the anthology takes the pulse of the state of poetry in Ireland today. Kerry poetry and poets are wellRead more…