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14/09/23  What News of Cork?

A collaborative exhibition of my poems about Cork, and artist, John Corkerys cityscapes  of Cork, will take place in St Peters Church, North Main Street between 14th and 25th September. Launch night with wine and finger food at 8pm on Thursday 14th of September. Lord Mayor Kieran McCarthy and Cllr. Dan Boyle will open the event.


I curated the 2nd Drumshanbo Written Word Weekend Poetry Film final at The Mayflower  on Fri 25th Aug @8pm. 16 international films. winner - liz Houchin 7 Luke Morgan with - If my Mother had a Retrospective at the V & A.To view the shortlisted films go to  Drumshanbo


I gave a two day workshop on Poetryfilm at Mountshannon Arts Festival on Sun 4th and Mon 5th June. 


My film Culture Night was part of  Fastnet Film Festival 2023, Schull. Starting May 24th.


My film 'Portrait of the Penrose Family' was shown at Jà Arts Festival in Lisbon on  Apr 12th.


 My latest film - Culture Night- won 1st Place at The Deanna Tulley Multimedia Contest, Ohio.


 I gave an eight week course in Creative Writing (Poetry) with an introduction to Poetry Film at Ashton, Blackrock Road. Starting 30th January 2023. 


My story, The Last Echo Boy, was in the 2022 edition of the Hollybough.


Lime Square Poets asked me to be their guest on Thursday 27th October.  I presented some new poetry films, including Culture Night. See their website.


I was delighted to be curator and Judge at this years Drumshanbo Written Word Weekend Poetry Film Competition on August 26th. To view the shortlisted films go to  Drumshanbo

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