“The Ocean” 4 – Poets and a Harpist
Date(s) - Thu 25th May
Begins: 7:30 PM
Location: National Maritime Museum of IrelandPrice:
Triona Mc Morrow lives in Dun Laoghaire. Published in Ireland and the U.S.A; Shortlisted for the Internaional Francis Ledwidge Poetry prize in 2009, 2011, 2016.
Shortlisted for the Galway University Hospital Arts Trust poetry prize in 2013.
Jane Robinson has won the Strokestown Internaional Poetry Compeiion and the Red Line Book Fesival Poetry Award. A
selecion from her first poetry collecion, Journey to the Sleeping Whale, came joint second for the Patrick Kavanagh Award and was described as ‘daring, imaginaive and authoritaive.’ Her poems have been widely published in journals and she reads at Irish and internaional poetry events.
Breda Wall Ryan won the Strong/Shine Award for her first collecion at last year’s Mountains to Sea fesival, with “In a Hare’s Eye” (Doire Press 2015). “Only a poet as sure-footed as this could bring the poems to the very difficult places they someimes go…” Widely published, broadcast on naional radio, translated into Irish and Romanian.
Winner of many important poetry prizes. Selected for Poetry Ireland Introducions Series 2014. Read at Irish poetry events, in the U.k. & USA. She grew up on a farm in Co. Waterford and lives in Co. Wicklow.
Rosamund Taylor has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2015) and a Forward Prize (2017). In 2016, her work appeared in seven publicaions, including Magma, Orbis, Banshee and The Penny Dreadful. She has been twice short-listed for the Montreal Internaional Poetry Prize, and her work most recently appeared in Agenda and on TheLearnedPig.org.
Aisling Ennis – Harpist.
One of Ireland’s most exciing harpists she has performed all over the world. She has made quite a
name for herself, studying at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and winning many naional awards. She is much in demand, performing with disinguished musicians at many varied venues