A talk the Director of the Carlow Writers' Co-operative Group, Dr Derek Coyle (Carlow College/St Patrick's) gave at 'Tranås at the Fringe' about the work of the Carlow Writers' Co-operative Group. In the course of the talk he reads poems and prose by members of the group. Watch out for fine pieces by Doreena Jennings, Phelim Kavanagh, Simon Lewis, Pauline Flynn, Lucy Gahan, and Clifton Redmond.
The Carlow Writers' Co-Operative is a writing group that meets fortnightly in the course of term in Carlow town, and which aims to produce original creative work of a high standard by its members. Members of the group have won and been shortlisted in significant national and international competitions, and been published in national and international literary journals.
Here Dr Coyle outlines the philosophy of creativity behind the group and some of the practical ways in which the group operates. He mentions the Teach Dolmain, Carlow, the official home of the Co-Operative, and various allies within the town, Carlow County Library (John Shortall), VISUAL, Carlow, and Carlow College/St Patrick's. ... See MoreSee Less
We are delighted to see Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Pauline Flynn, have one of her Japanese poems ‘Mt. Hiei’ accepted for the Summer edition of Orbis 180, a Quarterly International Literary Journal based in the U.k. Well done to you, Pauline. ... See MoreSee Less
Peter Murphy, spoken word performer and award-nominated author of John The Revelator/Shall We Gather at the River, former contributor to Hot Press and The View, provides FREE mentor support programme in Spoken word, Slam Poetry, prose with music and rap with special guest mentors Hennessy Literary award nominated performance poet Colm Keegan and rap, beat poet Temper-Mental Miss Elayneous.
FREE to participate - open to all interested in creative expression through spoken word for teenagers to young adult to young at heart.
Flexible mentoring programme around participants availability in July.
End of programme performance Friday 28th July, 2017 8pm. Limited places. Must book in advance by Thursday 29th June, 2017 via www.wexfordartscentre.ie. For further information email email@example.com.
Supported by Wexford Arts Office Artist in the Coummunity Grant Scheme ... See MoreSee Less
Carlow Writers' Co-operative Group added 5 new photos to the album McHenry County Community College, Workshops in Carlow.
Graduates from McHenry County Community College work with their Director, Bonnie Gabel in Carlow's Educate Together, and The Vault, Carlow's Youth Community Centre, yesterday. They are a Spoken Word performance troupe who are giving a series of workshops in Carlow, taking workshops themselves in Wexford, Carlow, and Dublin. And they are doing three performances in Wexford, Carlow, and Dublin. ... See MoreSee Less
Graduates from McHenry County Community College work with their Director, @[519808911:2048:Bonnie Gabel] in Carlow's Educate Together, and The Vault, Carlow's Youth Community Centre, yesterday. They are a Spoken Word performance troupe who are giving a series of workshops in Carlow, taking workshops themselves in Wexford, Carlow, and Dublin. And they are doing three performances in Wexford, Carlow, and Dublin.
Tomorrow night in Wexford folks. The McHenry County Heart Theatre Group have put together some show for you all. They will be joined by the Carlow Writers' Co-Operative, and the poets Angela Patten (Irl), and Daniel Lusk (U.S.). ... See MoreSee Less
Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Derek Coyle, picked up first prize in the Robert Monteith Poetry Awards earlier today. Derek's poem was inspired by objects presented by Carlow Writers' Co-Operative member, Pauline Flynn, and was created in a Co-Operative workshop just before Christmas. It is called 'The Charred Boots'.
The competition judge, Breeda Wall Ryan awarded Eoin Hegarty second prize for 'Rites of Passage', and Nessa O'Mahoney picked up third prize.
The Robert Monteith Awards are based in Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow. ... See MoreSee Less