Winter Warmer Videos 2017
(also on the Ó Bhéal Youtube channel)

24th-25th November

One video from each guest poet at the 5th Winter Warmer festival (in order of appearance) followed by the closed-mic.


Edward O’Dwyer

The Whole History of Dancing

Niamh Prior

I’d Rather Be Robert Plant

Richard Lambert


Frank Golden

I Imagine

Keith Payne

Three Seeds Sowed in a Suburban Garden

Jennifer Matthews


Biddy Jenkinson


Brendan Cleary

Performing with Saxophonist Ken Marshall

Órfhlaith Floyle

Tell Me You Are All Still Alive



Stephen James Smith

Dublin You Are

Inma Pavon

Postcards from Home

George Harding

Not You

Caitríona Ní Chléirchín

Bean Róin / Seal Woman (le haistriúchán)

James O’Sullivan


Mary Noonan

Letter to Cal

Daniel Salgado


Rody Gorman

A Sequence of Short Poems

Stephen Watts

I am Film (an extract)

Billy Ramsell

Two Boys

Adnan Al-Sayedh

In the Garden of the Unknown Soldier

Adnan Al-Sayedh

Two Poems with translations read by Stephen Watts

Stephen Sexton

Ode to Earl Strickland

Catherine Ann Cullen

The Other Now

Sophie Mayer

RU 486

closed-mic poets

Julie Aldridge

Down the Road

Ali Bracken

Disenfranchised Verbs

Shaunna Lee Lynch

Of Mice and Me Too’s

Rishtí Mac Piarais

Loneliness as a Social Construct, Deconstructed

Jim Crickard

Wake Up

Mel White


Megan Cronin

Boarding Pass

Grace Piotrowski

Lost in Translation