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# spoken-word - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

4 events for... Poetry lovers and fans of spoken word

From Bloomsday theatrics in Dublin to poetry séisiúns in Cork.

# spoken-word - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

# spoken-word - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back Save The Date This post contains videos

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back

This Friday 22 September, towns and cities across Ireland will be transformed for the 12th edition of Culture Night.

# spoken-word - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'

Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to about art, healing, and his latest work.

# spoken-word - Thursday 20 October, 2016

"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change

A spoken word festival will be held across multiple venues in Dublin this week.

# spoken-word - Monday 11 April, 2016

We crammed into a Dublin basement for a poetry 'slam' - here's what happened

Spoken word performances are gaining in popularity.

# spoken-word - Thursday 15 October, 2015

"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"

Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.

# spoken-word - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland

Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.

# spoken-word - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge 11 unlikely people who have won Grammys Bum Note This post contains images

11 unlikely people who have won Grammys

We were surprised to hear that Hillary Clinton has one… as have Alvin and the Chipmunks.