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BACK IN the day, when the only poetry textbooks in our secondary schools were Intermediate Cert Poetry and Leaving Cert Poetry, should an intrepid pupil have the temerity to ask “What is poetry?” the answer generally given was “a lyric”.
POST-HEANEY, Irish poetry is in desperate need of a 'next big thing'. It should, preferably, be a poet with a haircut sufficiently stylish to allow him/her at least pretend to be young.
LEADING GALWAY poets like Gerry Hanberry, Alvy Carragher, Miceál Kearney, Pete Mullineaux, and Marie Cadden will read at the 2017 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, which takes place next week.
The Yeats College Christmas revision courses will take place from Monday January 2 to Friday January 6 2017. The esteemed courses, which commenced in 1992, have consistently grown in popularity throughout the years and the college is currently reporting a very strong interest for places.
Yeats College has announced that a record 19 of this year's current Leaving Certificate students have been awarded the UCD Entrance Scholars 2016 Awards.
POETS KEVIN Higgins, Fred Voss, David Betteridge, and Bob Starrett have poetry new collections from Culture Matters/Manifesto Press, which will be launched in Galway next week.
GALWAY POET Mary O'Malley recently published her latest volume of poems, Playing the Octopus, her fourth collection with Carcanet Press and her eighth in all since her 1990 debut, A Consideration of Silk.
THE FIRST Tower Poetry Slam 2016 competition will be held in Thoor Ballylee, once the south Galway home of WB Yeats, with the event being MC'd by award winning Galway poets Elaine Feeney and Sarah Clancy.
A slam poetry competition will take place in Thoor Ballylee, the former home of WB Yeats on Saturday October 15, and performance poets are being invited to apply for one of 10 places at the event. This is the first competition of its kind to be held at the tower house.
THE ANNUAL evening of Japanese and Irish poetry will take place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop this Saturday, with Japanese tanka poet Hisa Kagawa, and Galway poets Annie and Ted Deppe.