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4 events for... Poetry lovers and fans of spoken word
'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'
A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back
'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'
"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change
We crammed into a Dublin basement for a poetry 'slam' - here's what happened
"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"
Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland
11 unlikely people who have won Grammys