Search Results for 'Poetry'

102 results found.

What is poetry?

image preview

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”.

Two women’s poems of experience

image preview

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.

Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase

image preview

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.

Christmas revision course at Yeats College

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 Galway celebrates unrivalled student scholarship success

image preview

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.

A night of Left poetry book launches

image preview

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.

'I write in books as much as in individual poems'

image preview

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.

Tower Poetry Slam Competition takes place this weekend

image preview

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.

Come away oh performance poets...

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.

An evening of Japanese and Irish poetry

image preview

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.

 

Page generated in 0.0499 seconds.