Saturday 5th May 7pm
with singer Sophie Coyle
TIG UÍ CATHÁIN, BAILE AN FHEIRTÉARAIGH
Sunday 4th May – 5pm
Along with Ann Connolly, a BBC slam poetry finalist, a grandmother, a published poet, and a rusty speaker of Irish having long ago left these shores for Scotland.The Dingle Bookshop, Green Street
Thursday & Friday 1st & 2nd May
Friday 2nd May 5pm
A poetry reading by one of Northern Ireland's foremost contemporary poets, Michael Longley. Known for using classical allusions to cast provocative light on contemporary concerns—including Northern Ireland’s “Troubles”—Longley’s poetry is also marked by sharp observation of the natural world, deft use of technique, and deeply felt emotion.
Venue: An Díseart / Centre of Irish Spirituality and Culture, Dingle
Saturday 3rd May 11am
'Dick Mack's Poetry Morning', an annual event featuring an array of inspirational and talented poets and musicians from Dingle and across the globe. Special guests this year include Chill Pill slam poets, Justin McCarthy, and Susan Kiehl.
They say "Our annual poetry morning is always bursting at the seems and oozing with talent so get yourselves in early. We host an array of inspirational and talented poets and musicians from our own hometown and across the globe. This is a morning with an atmosphere you won’t forget."
Venue: The Dick Mack Cafe, Green St, Dingle
Saturday 3rd May 1pm
A poetry reading by Gerry Stembridge.
"A highly entertaining performer in his own right, Gerry will read from his recent novel, “The Effect of Her” which is partly set in the Dingle Peninsula."
Dingle District Court
Saturday 3rd May 6:30pm
A reading with Nuala Ní Dhomhnall accompanied by music from Mark Crickard.
Venue: An Lab
A night of slam poetry with the Chill Pill Slam Poets, made up of Simon, Deanna, and Raymond. They say "Chill Pill have long wowed Londoners with their bespoke Spoken Word nights, and now they’re going to try and conquer Dingle."
and lots of amazing art and music. So get yourself to Kerry for a weekend of fun.