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The Director of the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative, Derek Coyle, 'explains' the concept behind his 'Carlow Poems', every one of which is oddly numbered for a reason. He also reads 'Carlow Poem #157'. The footage is from the launch of 'Reading John Ashbery in Costa Coffee, Carlow' in Cobden Hall in Carlow College, St Patrick's on the 10th of April.

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Derek Coyle reading some of his poetry from his book “Reading John Ashbery in Costa Coffee, Carlow” during the launch tonight.
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Carlow Writers' Co-Operative Director, Derek Coyle, sees his book go out into the world for sale. His poetry collection is available in Carlow in Eason's at the Fairgreen Shopping Centre, in VISUAL, Carlow, and in the P.J. Brophy Library of Carlow College, St Patrick's. ... See MoreSee Less

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Very well done Derek. Happy Easter

A proud moment and well deserved.

The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative get a strong mention in the Acknowledgements of Derek Coyle's collection 'Reading John Ashbery in Costa Coffee, Carlow'. The Co-Op are praised for the vigour of their fortnightly critique meetings and for the creative projects they've been involved in which see so much new work being generated. The launch of Co-Op Director Derek Coyle's collection took place in Carlow College, St Patrick's on Wednesday the 10th of April 2019. The Co-Op's national and international links with Wexford, Wales and Sweden, were central to the genesis of this book.The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative get a strong mention in the Acknowledgements of Derek Coyle's collection 'Reading John Ashbery in Costa Coffee, Carlow'. The Co-Op are praised for the vigour of their fortnightly critique meetings and for the creative projects they've been involved in which see so much new work being generated. The launch of Co-Op Director Derek Coyle's collection took place in Carlow College, St Patrick's on Wednesday the 10th of April 2019. The Co-Op's national and international links with Wexford, Wales and Sweden, were central to the genesis of this book. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done to Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Simon Lewis for his being highly commended in this competition. There were over 2,000 entries and Simon managed to land in the top 10. His poem was 'Man Talk', and it will feature in his upcoming collection which will be out later this year with Doire Press. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done to Carlow Writers Co-Operative member, Simon Lewis for his being highly commended in this competition. There were over 2,000 entries and Simon managed to land in the top 10. His poem was Man Talk, and it will feature in his upcoming collection which will be out later this year with Doire Press.Image attachment

 

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Comhghairdeas Simon! Well done

A great achievement.

Comhghairdeas Simon! Well done

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Well done to Doreena Jennings on the fantastic performance of her play by Carlow Little Theatre actors. A very enjoyable night. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done to Doreena Jennings on the fantastic performance of her play by Carlow Little Theatre actors. A very enjoyable night.

 

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Congrats Doreena 🙂

Well done to the ever industrious Pauric Brennan, a former founding member of the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative, in developing Carlow TV. We look forward to productions from himself and his crew, which includes Anthony Heaney, a well known figure on the Carlow scene, and Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member Lisa McAree. Wishing you all the very best in the new venture.

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We are working very hard here behind the scenes to get CWLTV ready for its launch. Lisa and Anthony are out and about getting the stories that matter to county Carlow. Stay tuned we're coming real soon... Here's a teaser of some local programs coming your way.
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Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Clifton Redmond, brings it all home. Here he is reading his poem 'St Mogue's Well' at Cranavane Holy Well at Kildavin. He is being recorded by students of the B.Sc in Media and Tv from I.T. Carlow. This was part of a visit to sacred sites in Carlow, as part of the Theology component of the 'Here Together: Reflections on the South-East' project. This is a joint venture between Carlow College, St Patrick's, I.T. Carlow and Waterford I.T. Good man, Clifton. ... See MoreSee Less

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Carlow Writers Co-Operative member, Clifton Redmond, brings it all home. Here he is reading his poem St Mogues Well at Cranavane Holy Well at Kildavin.  He is being recorded by students of the B.Sc in Media and Tv from I.T. Carlow. This was part of a visit to sacred sites in Carlow, as part of the Theology component of the Here Together: Reflections on the South-East project. This is a joint venture between Carlow College, St Patricks, I.T. Carlow and Waterford I.T. Good man, Clifton.

 

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Fair play, Clifton.

The Director of the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative, Derek Coyle, recently travelled to London for the launch of 'The North' at the monthly meeting of the Irish Literary Society of London, founded by W.B. Yeats, et al, no less.

Three members of the Co-Operative had work in this major compendium of contemporary Irish poetry. Derek read his own poem 'Out for a Walk', set by the Barrow, and he read Clifton Redmond's 'The Ferret', a poem set in and around Hackettstown. Co-Operative member Simon Lewis has a series of reviews in the edition.

Poetry is alive and well in Ireland and our U.K. neighbours are listening.
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We were delighted to see Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member Clifton Redmond pick up joint first in the Poetry Prize in the Carlow College, St Patrick's 2019 Literary Awards. Clifton's poem 'The Sheep' shared joint first with Elizabeth Ryan's 'Eoin wants the Moon'. The poet Harry Clifton presented the Awards and read from a selection of his poems. Well done, Clifton. ... See MoreSee Less

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Well done Clifton. Delighted for you.

Great news Clifton! So well deserved.

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Brilliant! Clifton, you deserve this mate.

You are all very welcome to attend next week’s Carlow College, St. Patrick’s Literary Awards and Creative Writing Showcase 2019. This is being held in VISUAL on Monday next, the 4th of March at 8.00 pm.

There will be very exciting and engaging new work presented on the night. After a short reading by members of the Third Year Creative Writing Class and the presentation of Awards and a reading by the winners, our distinguished guest, poet Harry Clifton, will give us a short reading from his wide-ranging body of work, with possibly even a sneak preview from his forthcoming collection. After this reading, Harry will be happy to answer any questions you might have about writing, publishing, and any dimension of the literary life: from inspiration to proof-reading a manuscript.

Carlow College, St Patrick's Literary Awards and Creative Writing showcase, VISUAL, Monday the 4th of April, 8.00 p.m.
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You are all very welcome to attend next week’s Carlow College, St. Patrick’s Literary Awards and Creative Writing Showcase 2019. This is being held in VISUAL on Monday next, the 4th of March at 8.00 pm. 

There will be very exciting and engaging new work presented on the night. After a short reading by members of the Third Year Creative Writing Class and the presentation of Awards and a reading by the winners, our distinguished guest, poet Harry Clifton, will give us a short reading from his wide-ranging body of work, with possibly even a sneak preview from his forthcoming collection. After this reading, Harry will be happy to answer any questions you might have about writing, publishing, and any dimension of the literary life: from inspiration to proof-reading a manuscript. 

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A number of Carlow Writers' Co-Operative members were inspired today, in 'The Writing Room' at Carlow College, St Patrick's, with Carlow writer-in-residence Oonagh Kearney. ... See MoreSee Less

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A number of Carlow Writers Co-Operative members were inspired today, in The Writing Room at Carlow College, St Patricks, with Carlow writer-in-residence Oonagh Kearney.
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