Poetry Festival

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Bailieborough Poetry Festival 2014 – Programme of events

Thursday 9th October:
Opening of festival and exhibition of work by artist Róisín Duffy in Bailieborough Library (8pm). Róisín is launching her new publications “Everything Under The Sun” Volumes 2&3 on the night.

Friday 10th October:
Reading by Welsh poet Nerys Williams to mark the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas (8pm) (Murtagh’s Lounge).

Poetry Aloud – open mic night in Murtagh’s Lounge (10pm)

Saturday 11th October:
Poetry workshop facilitated by Nerys Williams in Bailieborough Library Arts Space (10 – 12 am). €10 – bookings to be made through Irene, ireneodea@eircom.net)

Presentation of Bailieborough Poetry Competition Prizes and reading of short-listed poems in Bailieborough Library Arts Space (2pm).

Skirmish of the Writing groups (5pm) (Murtagh’s Lounge).

Evening of poetry starting with local performance poet Patsy McDermott followed by a reading by Prof. Iggy McGovern to close the festival (8pm) in Murtagh’s Lounge.