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Showing Literature events from 24th Apr 2014 to 24th May 2014

  • Young Yeats

    Ongoing Event - (Ends June 25 2014)

    The Yeats Memorial Building
    Young Yeats is an peer led initiative aimed at young adults who wish to access the inspiration of the Yeats legacy and creatively explore the Arts. Young Yeats meets every Wednesday at 4.00pm at the Yeats Memorial Building. More

  • Adrienne Geoghegan's Visual Art Boot Camps

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    Ongoing Event - (Ends June 05 2014)

    Carmelite Community Centre
    I am offering a PAYMENT PLAN for a limited time only (deadline to apply is Friday 28th JUNE). Courses begin on October 1st and 2nd, and run weekly for one academic year. ILLUSTRATION BOOT CAMP: FROM 1st October 2013 to June 2014 every Tues evening, 6.30pm to 9pm. Direct Debit Payment Plan: July 1st €183, Aug 1st €184 Sept 1st €184, the 50% Balance €550 due on 1st Oct WRITE & ILLUSTRATE A PICTURE BOOK BOOT CAMP: FROM 2nd October 2013 to June 2014 every Weds evening, 6.30pm to 9pm. Direct Debit Payment Plan: July 1st €183, Aug 1st €184 Sept 1st €184, the 50% Balance €550 due on 2nd Oct. More

  • Facing Pages: The Art of The Great Book of Ireland

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    Ongoing Event - (Ends July 13 2014)

    Lewis Glucksman Gallery
    Published in 1991 and acquired by University College Cork in 2013, The Great Book of Ireland captures a significant moment of Ireland's cultural production. This exhibition explores the ideas that went into the creation of the manuscript, the ways in which collections offer insight into specific historical moments and the legacy of such anthologies. Through significant works on loan from the Irish Museum of Modern Art as well as UCC's own art collection, Facing Pages provides an opportunity to encounter the art of many of the visual artists who contributed to The Great Book of Ireland such as Robert Ballagh, Cecily Brennan, Barrie Cooke, Michael Farrell, Eithne Jordan, Louis le Brocquy, Tony O'Malley, and Kathy Prendergast. More

  • CORK WORLD BOOK FEST 2014

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    22nd Apr 2014 (Tue) - 26th Apr 2014 (Sat) at 00:00

    Triskel Christchurch
    Cork World Book Fest - a vibrant celebration of the book in all its aspects over five days in April. The 2014 Fest will be the 10th edition, running from 22nd to Saturday 26th April. More

  • Imagining Japan, 1570-1750

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    Ongoing Event - (Ends June 14 2014)

    Marsh's Library
    A unique opportunity to view very rare books and maps about Japan. More

  • Friars' Gate Literary Weekend

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    24th Apr 2014 (Thu) - 27th Apr 2014 (Sun) from 20:00 - 22:00

    Friars' Gate Theatre
    Join us at Friars' Gate in the heart of medieval Kilmallock for our second annual literary weekend featuring an eclectic mix of readings, workshops, open mic and theatre. More

  • Takin' The Mic - Open Mic Night This is a free event

    25th Apr 2014 (Fri) from 19:00 - 21:00

    Irish Writers Centre
    Our Open Mic night takes place on the last Friday of every month and all are welcome. More

  • Jane Gardam - TRILOGY WRITER

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    25th Apr 2014 (Fri) at 20:30

    Triskel Christchurch
    Cork World Book Festival presents: JANE GARDAM, one of the most prolific writers of her generation, with 25 book s publishes, will read from and discuss her highly acclaimed trilogy in conversation with Triskel Literature Programmer Ann Luttrell. Jane Gardam is the only writer to have won the Whitbread for best novel twice and was awarded an OBE for her services to English Literature. Her latest novel, Last Friends (Little Brown, 2013) is the third in a highly acclaimed trilogy which includes, Old Filth (FILTH = Failed In London Try Hongkong) (2003), and The Man in the Wooden Hat (2009). More

  • Beyond The Page: Matthew Sweeney

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    26th Apr 2014 (Sat) from 10:00 - 16:00

    Lewis Glucksman Gallery
    Deepen your knowledge of different aspects of The Great Book of Ireland with these masterclasses from experts who have been involved with the creation, care and study of the manuscript. Matthew Sweeney's collections of poetry include A Dream of Maps (1981), A Round House (1983), The Lame Waltzer (1985), Blue Shoes (1989), Cacti (1992), The Bridal Suite (1997), A Smell of Fish (2000), Selected Poems (2002), Black Moon (2007), The Night Post: A New Selection (2010), and Horse Music (2013). He has also written poetry for children: The Flying Spring Onion (1992) and Up on the Roof: New and Selected Poems (2001). More

  • The Town We Love So Well - Dublin City Writings This is a free event

    26th Apr 2014 (Sat) from 13:00 - 14:00

    Irish Writers Centre
    Dublin City Writings- a series which elevates our capital city and its surroundings. More

  • Mary Kenny and Tony Flannery

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    26th Apr 2014 (Sat) at 16:00

    Triskel Christchurch
    Cork World Book Fest presents: Mary Kenny and Tony Flannery - in conversation with journalist Colette Sheridan. Culture, religion & society in Ireland. Mary Kenny's 'selective memory' biography, Something of Myself, was published by Liberties Press in 2013. She has contributed to more than 25 newspapers and journals and has written widely on Catholicism in Ireland. Tony Flannery is a religious writer. His latest book A Question of Conscience (Londubh Books, 2013) chronicles his painful journey since February 2012 when he was 'silenced' by the Vatican. More

  • Book Launch: Madeleine D'Arcy This is a free event

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    26th Apr 2014 (Sat) at 20:00

    Triskel Christchurch
    Our final event of Cork World Book Festival is the launch of Madeleine D'Arcy's first short story collection. Join us to celebrate this book launch, and 10 years of the Festival. http://triskelartscentre.ie/festivals-events/ Madeleine D'Arcy was born in Ireland and spent thirteen years in the UK. She worked as a criminal legal aid solicitor and a legal editor in London before returning to Cork in 1999 with her husband and son. She began to write short stories in 2005. Madeleine's debut collection Waiting for the Bullet - and Other Stories will be published by Doire Press in April 2014 and launched as part of the Cork World Book Festival. We will also screen a short film of her story Dog Pound, featuring the Irish actor Frank Kelly. More

  • Dublin: One City One Book 2014: Events at the National Print Museum

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    27th Apr 2014 (Sun) from 11:00 - 17:00

    National Print Museum
    Dublin: One City One Book 2014: Events at the National Print Museum Sunday 27 April More

  • Ó Bhéal This is a free event

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    28th Apr 2014 (Mon) from 21:30 - 23:50

    The Long Valley Bar
    The guest poet at Ó Bhéal on Monday the 28th of April, is Graham Allen. More

  • Book Launch: Mr Parnell's Rottweiler This is a free event

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    29th Apr 2014 (Tue) from 18:00 - 20:00

    Mansion House
    Join us for the launch of 'Mr Parnell's Rottweiler' by Myles Dungan. With special guest speaker John Horgan. More

  • Poetry Workshops with poet Matthew Sweeney

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    Ongoing Event - (Ends June 03 2014)

    Triskel Christchurch
    Robert Frost defined Poetry as 'a fresh look and a fresh listen'. These workshops will explore ways to get this necessary freshness, with a look at how form (both traditional and homemade) can help this process. Suitable for people who have begun placing poems in magazines. More

  • Book Launch: Reading Medbh McGuckian This is a free event

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    30th Apr 2014 (Wed) from 17:30 - 19:30

    No Alibis Bookstore
    Join us for the launch of 'Reading Medbh McGuckian' by Leontia Flynn. With special guest speaker Edna Longley. More

  • Launch of 'Other Places' by Jean Kavanagh, with John Boyne This is a free event

    30th Apr 2014 (Wed) at 19:00

    Irish Writers Centre
    This is Jean's first poetry collection and it moves between diverse but not incidental locations: Dublin, Clare, Oslo and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Kavanagh is not a nomad in the sense of someone wandering aimlessly, but nomadic as in following a fixed pattern of movement. Jean Kavanagh is an Irish poet living in Oslo, Norway. She studied Irish Folklore and English Literature in UCD, Dublin. She has been shortlisted twice, in 2010 and 2011, for Galway's Over The Edge New Writer of the Year, and in 2012 was shortlisted for the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. Her work has been published in journals, showcase anthologies for the Galway Arts Centre, and in Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology (Salmon Poetry, 2011). More

  • Fred & Alice 2014 National Tour RIVERBANK ARTS CENTRE

    30th Apr 2014 (Wed) from 20:00 - 21:00

    Riverbank Arts Centre
    One of the BIGGEST HITS of Last Year is BACK! OVER 80 PERFORMANCES - SELL OUT SHOWS **** - The Irish Times **** - Irish Examiner **** - Playstosee.com ***** - tripadvisor CallBack theatre presents... FRED & ALICE Love in the time of OCD Written & directed by John Sheehy NATIONAL TOUR Fred and Alice first met in the home. It wasn't really a home but Fred always called it a home because that was where he lived, and if you are not living at home then where are you? It was love at first sight for Alice. Fred didn't talk to her again for years but then eventually Fred got used to her and it was love at first for him too. Come see this blistering head wreck played at a hilarious pace! More

  • Darina Ní Chinnéide/Youth Bus

    1st May 2014 (Thu) - 2nd May 2014 (Fri)

    Dingle Peninsula
    Thursday & Friday 1st & 2nd May Youth bus - POBALSCOIL CRUTHAITHEACH : Tréis sraith sé cheardlann sa scríbhneoireacht chruthaitheach, léireoidh grúpa deonach daltaí ón idirbhliain i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne toradh a gcuid oibre os comhair an phobail sa Bhus Óige After a series of six eclectic creative writing workshops with, a voluntary group of students from Transition Year in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne will perform their work in the Youth Bus More

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