Events

2019 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

With visiting poets at the English Market in Cork 

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At the Poet’s Breakfast

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With Welsh poet Patrick Lodge and US poet Mark O’Brien

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With Northern Irish poet Lynda Tavakoli

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With Dublin poet Eithne Lannon

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With Slovenian poet Dr Glorjana Veber

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With Norwegian poet Monica Aasprong at the

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Officially opening the 2019 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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Radio interview at WLR FM re the Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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Reading for the residents at The Westgate Foundation, Cork

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Lecturing to poetry students at St Andrew’s College  Grahamstown South Africa 2019

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The launch of the student anthology Inclusion at the 2014 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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Live broadcast to the US at the 2014 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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With Lydia Browne the winner of the children’s competition at the 2017 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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With poetry students at Rhodes University Grahamstown South Africa 2019

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Lecturing to poetry students at Gadra Grahamstown South Africa

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The launch of Fathers and what must be said

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With Maltese poet Immanuel Mifsud at the 2015 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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At the launch of the anthology The Sea Dublin 2017

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Launch of Unfinished Business 2013

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Newspaper headline 2014 re the Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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The launch of Flaking the Rope Boston

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The Poetry Trail at the 2015 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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Following my poetry workshops with asylum seekers in 2011 Rebel Poetry published a collection of their poems called Silent Voices

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Dublin 2018

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Remembering the Present

Following my workshops with numerous active retirement groups in north Cork in 2011, a collection of members poems called Remembering the Present was published.

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Following my poetry workshops with students an anthology called Inclusion was published by Rebel Poetry at the 2012 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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At the launch of Startled By You by Maria Ní Mhurchú 2017

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With the winners of the children’s 2017 poetry competition and Sean Donnellan

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The official opening of the 2012 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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The launch of Flaking the Rope Ireland

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Blackwater International Poetry Festival 2015

With poets Tsead Bruinja, Holland, Alexander Hutchison, Scotland and Martin Reints Holland.

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Workshop at Mitchelstown Library

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Austin Texas 2015

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With poet Bradley R. Strahan

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With Dutch poet Tsead Bruinja at the Blackwater International Poetry Festival 2015

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Student anthology launch at the 2015 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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                           Poetry International Rotterdam 2015                            

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Habib Tengour, Algeria

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Monica Aasprong – Norway

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Adam Dickinson – Canada

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Rahovec Kosovo 2015

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Professor Mohammad Ikbal Harb, Lebanon

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Professor Nizar Sartawi – Jordan

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Mustafa Spahiu – Macedonia

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Etleva Tafa – Albania

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                       Denisa Duran – Romania                         Amir Or – Israel

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Adrian Grima – Malta

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The official opening of the 2013 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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Professor Pat Crotty

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The launch of sonoffred Texas 2015

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St Lucia 2014

With poet Derek Walcott

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With the 2014 Blackwater International Poetry Festival competition winner Professor Daniel Roy Connolly – Italy

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Reading at The  Poetry Trail at the 2016 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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With poet Professor Pat Crotty at the Blackwater International Poetry Festival 2013

 

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With Dublin poet Anne Tannam at her book launch at the 5,000 year old wedge tomb Leaba Chaillí (Hag’s Bed) during the 2017  Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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                         Fred Johnston – Ireland 

Patrick Lodge – Wales

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Miceál Kearney – Ireland

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Kanturk Arts Festival 2019

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Presenting the prizes to the winners of the poetry competition

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With the winning students at the 2015 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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 Dublin 2018

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With poet Ronnie McGinn who officially opened the 2017 Blackwater International Poetry Festival

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