Category Archives: Readings

Taking the Plunge (DLR Libraries)

TAKING THE PLUNGE is an anthology of writing across several genres commissioned by DLR libraries from new and established local writers. The book was edited by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin. A series of lunchtime readings – with music – will run on Tuesdays … Continue reading

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More Events

I’ll be reading with John Kelly at the Dublin Writers’ Festival on Saturday 17th May @ 2pm in Smock Alley http://bit.ly/1lgtOzZ  The event will be chaired by Mick Heaney. Don’t be puzzled by the photo –  I’m replacing Patrick O’Keeffe, … Continue reading

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Stinging Fly Launch

The Writers’ Centre was jammed to the rafters for the launch of the latest issue of The Stinging Fly.  Declan Meade talked about the transition to Tom Morris’s stewardship and introduced the issue’s featured poet, Dimitra Xidous, whose first collection … Continue reading

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Upcoming events: Irish Writers’ Centre & Stinging Fly

There will be a reading from the latest issue of The Stinging Fly on Thursday March 27th in the Irish Writers’ Centre at 7pm. The Fly is  also running a special subscription offer until St Patrick’s Day: a  one-year subscriptions – both Irish and international … Continue reading

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News & Links

Well.  Fallen, my new novel, has finally left the building.  It’s due out from Penguin Ireland in June 2014. Here’s a link to the catalogue listing: http://www.penguincatalogue.co.uk/hi/general/title.html?titleId=19349&imprintId=1158&catalogueId=256 On the subject of links, the online journal Spolia has posted an abridged version of … Continue reading

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Dalkey Book Festival 2013 (Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June)

FRIDAY: Robert Fisk, in conversation with Pat Kenny (Church of the Assumption, Castle Street) It was raining hard in Dalkey on Friday evening, water splashing back from the pavement, people scudding along under umbrellas, not even peeking at passing celebrities.  … Continue reading

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“For This: Poems for Our Ireland” (A session at PN11)

At a Saturday afternoon session of the 2011 Poetry Now Festival in the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire, sixteen readers, some of them poets participating in the festival, and some invited notables, were invited to read a poem that reflects … Continue reading

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