Thursday, 28th October
Anthony Clare Memorial Session
Storytelling, Stigma and Soul Searching: The power of the narrative in mental health.
A talk by June Shannon, the distinguished medical journalist who has both a personal and professional interest in mental health. This will be complemented with readings that reflect on issues around mental wellness.
Readings - Jackie Gorman, Seán Sugrue and members of The Cahersiveen Writers’ Workshop. The session will be introduced by Jane Clare
Readings Gillian Clarke, Paddy Bushe
The former National Poet of Wales and Queen’s Gold Medalist for Poetry is joined by a poet whose work over many years has been inspired by Amergin.
Music by the singer and harpist Marina Cassidy, celebrating the overlap between poetry and music.