Monday, 29 June 2009

I love Kinsale. Why not go there for Arts Week. Possibly because some of the events are quite expensive.

Theo Dorgan - Poetry Cruise in Kinsale Harbour at The Spirit of Kinsale Cruise Boat
Tuesday 14 July 2009 6:00 PM

Theo Dorgan is a poet and prose writer, editor and broadcaster. His book Sailing For Home, an account of a transatlantic journey under sail, was praised by Doris Lessing as ‘a book for everyone.’
Tickets : €15

John Banville at Carmelite Friary Centre
Wednesday 15 July 2009 6:00 PM

Winner of the 2005 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sea. John Banville is one of the finest Irish writers of our time.
Tickets : €12

WORD UP! with Leanne O'Sullivan Followed by Kinsale Poet's Night at Lord Kingsale
Sunday 12 July 2009 8:30 PM

Leanne O’Sullivan was born in 1983, and comes from the Beara peninsula in West Cork.
Tickets : €8 - a bargain. Leanne's well worth seeing.

Adam Wyeth Launch of 'Silent Music' at Carmelite Friary Centre
Thursday 16 July 2009 1:00 PM

Launch of his debut chapbook of poetry Silent Music with an introduction by poet Derek Mahon
Free Admission - even more of a bargain.

Oisin McGann at Lord Kinsale
Saturday 18 July 2009 3:00 PM

Oisin McGann has been writing books for children and young people since 2003. He has published seven titles with O’Brien Press including the 'Mad Grandad' series, 'The Gods and Their Machines', 'Under Fragile Stone', and 'The Harvest Tide Project'.
Tickets : €5

Why are blogs big news? Panel Discussion at Carmelite Friary Centre
Saturday 18 July 2009 1:00 PM

With the rise of the Blog, journalists, novelists, politicians and even ‘normal’ people can now share, amuse, vent and opine through this new form of online communication for ‘Everyman’. But is it a truly democratic medium?

Did they ask me to contribute? No! (It's not too late)

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