Inaugural Derry Féile Slam

21st of July 2007

The Derry Féile Poetry Slam attracted poets from all corners of the island. With the Belfast Poets Touring Group hosting this inaugural event, a typically Irish-style laid-back slam ensued, being enjoyed thoroughly by all. Dave Lordan, The Belfast Poets and myself gave additional performances and ended up judging the slam which was won jointly by Rosemary Cutliffe-Quinn and James King.

The atmosphere was fantastic and all were made at home and comfortable by our talented hosts. I hope it’s the first of many.

Here are some of the videos …

Maria Ganovska

Who I am

The sun and I

Rosemary Cutliffe-Quinn

Graveyard Sunday


Miracle of the Trees

James King



Ellen Factor

Céad míle fáilte

Looking for role-models

Chelley McLear

Friends Reunited

The Diet

We have the words