Thursday, 17 April 2014

Poetry Divas at Feile na Bealtaine

The Poetry Divas are excited to be featuring down in lovely Dingle at Feile na Bealtaine this May bank holiday weekend.

Saturday 5th May 7pm
with singer Sophie Coyle 
Admission: €8

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
Link here


Thursday & Friday 1st & 2nd May
After a series of six eclectic creative writing workshops, a voluntary group of students from Transition Year in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne will perform their work in the Youth Bus on 1st and 2nd May as part of Féile na Bealtaine.
Venue: The Youth Bus, Dingle, Co. Kerry

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
Admission: €8

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
Admission: €8

Saturday 3rd May  6:30pm
A reading with Nuala Ní Dhomhnall accompanied by music from Mark Crickard.
Venue: An Lab

Saturday 3rd May  11pm
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."
Venue: Dingle District Court, the Mall, Dingle
Admission: €8

and lots of amazing art and music. So get yourself to Kerry for a weekend of fun.

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