When: Mondays from 9.30pm (+ poetry-films from 8.30pm)
Where: The Long Valley, Winthrop St, Cork. [here’s a map]
What: Poetry Challenge, Films, Guest Poets & Open-Mic
Original poetry, storytelling and unplugged ceol
Ó Bhéal – a poem by Anamaría Crowe Serrano
Guest / Open-Mic mp3s: What happened on Monday?
Wordshops: Creative Writing at Ó Bhéal and Beyond …
Interviews: … with Ó Bhéal guests by Jennifer Matthews
Five Words Vol X: Submit Monday evening compositions
Events are posted every two months. Click names for biographical details
in association with Foras na Gaeilge Louis de Paor – 3rd April
Ó Bhéal’s 10th Anniversary Five Words Vol X & John Baylis Post – 10th April
Rachel Coventry and Ingrid Casey – 17th April
Martin Figura and Helen Ivory – 24th April
John Murphy – 1st May
Shara McCallum – 8th May
Diarmuid Fitzgerald – 15th May
Mary Madec – 22nd May
Sarah J. Sloat – 29th May
The night begins with a selection of poetry-films, screened between 8.30-9.30pm. The Five Words poetry challenge starts at 9.30pm. Guest poets begin around 10.00pm, for between 30-45 minutes, after which follows the usual open-mic session. Be sure to come early to get good seats!
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