Poetry at Dromineer Literary Festival October 6th to 9th 2016

The twelfth annual Dromineer Literary Festival takes place October 6-9 this year. Our Poetry Evening takes place Friday, October 7 at 8pm at Dún Mhuire, Pearse Street, Nenagh (please note venue). We are excited and honoured to have internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning poets Colette Bryce, Don Share and Robert Peake read at this event. These […]

All Ireland Poetry Day at Nenagh Arts Centre

All Ireland Poetry Day – Thursday 28th April, 8pm, tickets €5 Dromineer Literary Festival, in association with the Nenagh Arts Centre, will celebrate the All Ireland Poetry Day, April 28, with readings by Tipperary poets Michael Coady, Paddy Moran and Seamus Hogan, and with recitations of their favourite poem by four women from Dromineer and […]

John Cooper Clarke Live At The Source Arts Centre, Thurles

Dr. John Cooper Clarke is a performance poet, movie star, rock star, comedian and social and cultural commentator. He is as popular now as he was in the 70s, a figurehead for the movement and all that it encompassed. He has found himself as one of the leading voices of punk and youth culture. His […]

2015 Dromineer Literary Festival writing competitions

Dromineer Literary Festival 2015 takes place from October 1st to 4th. Entries are now open for the poetry and flash fiction competitions. Details as follows:- 2015 POETRY COMPETITION  http://www.dromineerliteraryfestival.ie/Competitions (Entrants over 18)     Judge: Thomas McCarthy Number of entries: Unlimited Maximum Number of lines per poem: 40   Prizes 1st. Prize €500.00 2nd. Prize €350.00 […]

‘What’s Happening in the Shade’ by Liam Ryan

You could build a wall out of one of Ryan’s poems, or cross a field knowledgeably, or give a haircut — you can learn about love here, you can come to terms with death in these poems, and you can stand quietly, listening, as he holds conversations (and holds his own) with Lorca, Szymborska, Kavanagh […]