Poetry Day Ireland, Thursday,  April 26th , Various Venues, Nationwide

Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 26 April 2018 and  the theme is Poetry Surprises!Whether you share a poem, read a poem, or programme your own event, everyone is invited to join in and celebrate. There is a host of exciting events taking place in Waterford City and county in celebration,  and if you are bursting with ideas yourself, or would simply  love the opportunity to showcase your talents, don’t fret, there is still time to get involved! Deadline for Idea Submissions April Monday 23rd Email: modwords@gmail.com

See below for details of the line-up and/or www.poetryireland.ie for more information.

Poetry Day Ireland 2018, Waterford City and County Events:

10am – Free Poetry Podcast listen to www.wit.ie

11am Elevenses @ The Book Centre With Waterford Writers

1pm Slam Poetry @ The Parlour Vintage Tea Rooms With Colette Colfer (Please note there is a ten euro entrance fee for this event. Admission  includes a lunch of soup sandwich and tea/coffee.)

1.30pm Lunchtime Poetry Reading with Mark Roper and Lani O’ Hanlon at the Molly  Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore. (This is a free event but reservations are required, book by contacting 0851145395)

Molly Keane event is free but people must reserve a place in advance on 0851145395

2pm Showcase of original Poetry, Plays and Music @ Shine Discovery

2.30pm An afternoon of Coffee, Cake and Poetry @ Tramore Library

7pm Modwords Vs The Lit ** Two modern  spoken word groups join forces @ Greyfriars Gallery

7pm Poetry readings by Thomas McCarthy and Lani O Hanlon @ Cappoquin Library, Co. Waterford

8pm Rose Butler, John Daly, and Tom Power, and singer/musicians Gabriell Murtagh, and Tadhg Buckley will entertain you in The Gealach Gorm Theatre in Kill, in an informal evening of poetry, music, and song. Admission €5 , 8 to ten o clock.

9pm Finale @ The Rogue Gallery & Studios. Tales of Fairies, Folklore, secrets of the mountains, myths and all things magic. Over 18s event.









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