Friday, 29th October
9.15 – 11.15
Workshops - Venues to be confirmed
Saint Michael’s Church
Migration and Identity as a theme in An Leabhar Gabhála
A talk by Paddy Bushe, which will explore what is a significant sub-theme in Ireland’s origin-myth.
Readings by Peter Sirr, Aifric Mac Aodha, Gerard Smyth
Three Dublin-based poets, one of whom writes in Irish, will read from their work.
Crossing the Pond – readings by Mark Roper, Martina Evans, John W. Sexton.
Three poets, who reflect the fluidity of life and art on both sides of the Irish sea, read from their work
Music by the much loved Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, who has crossed many ponds in pursuit of his music, but whose life and art are rooted in his native Corca Dhuibhne.
The Waterville Inn
Festival Club, Open Mic.
Fear a’ tí Seán Dennehy. The performance poet and singer will also have an open welcome for other poets, singers and whatever you’re having yourself.