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Geraldine Mitchell


            Rolling Sun Book Festival, Westport, Friday 17th November 2017

  • 'Mind Has Mountains' Exhibition Opening
  • Artists: Aoife Casby, Mags Duffy, Lisa Molina, Jane Williams responding to Mountains for Breakfast, a collection of poems by Geraldine Mitchell.
  • 5.00 p.m., The Green Fuse Gallery, Westport
  • Rolling Sun Book Festival, Westport, Saturday 18th November 2017
  • A reading by Geraldine Mitchell & Aoife Casby
  • 2.00 p.m., The Green Fuse Gallery, Westport
  • Rolling Sun Book Festival, Westport, Sunday 19th November 2017
  • Sunday Miscellany recorded live in Westport.
  • 12.00 p.m., Westport Town Hall Theatre
  • Cork International Poetry Festival, 14-17 February, 2018
  • Reading with Mark Roper
  • Wednesday 14th February, 2.30-3.30 p.m.
  • Venue tbc







          Tuesday 26th September, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Una Mannion

            Reading and discussion chaired by Siobhán Garrigan
            8 pm
            Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar



  • Saturday 23rd September, 2017: Reading & Discussion: Geraldine Mitchell/Jane Clarke

    ‘Poetry and Landscape’, reading and discussion, chaired by Nessa O’Mahony
    Bray Literary Festival
    11.30 -12.30

    The Martello Hotel, Bray
  • Thursday 14th September, 2017: Reading with Joan McBreen and Mark Granier

            Geraldine Mitchell/Joan McBreen/Mark Granier

            Music: Bertrand Huve
            40th Clifden Arts Festival
            The Station House Hotel, Clifden



            Saturday 9th September 2017: Interview with Eithne Shortall, 'Love in Row 27'

            Books At One, Louisburgh. 7.30 p.m.


            Thursday 7th September 2017: Invited to open an exhibition of paintings by Sean Hardie 

            The Custom House Studios, The Quay, Westport, 7.30 p.m.


           Thursday 17th  August, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Marian Kilcoyne/Caroline Healy: Books@One Festival

  • Books@One Festival, Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 August

  • Great programme over three days to celebrate Books@One's first birthday.
    Opening event: Geraldine Mitchell/Marian Kilcoyne/Caroline Healy: 'Literature is dead. Long live literature.'

  • For full festival programme, go to:



    Thursday 31st August, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Luke Morgan, Books Upstairs, D’Olier Street, Dublin

    POSTPONED: hope to be able to reschedule this reading soon!


  • Chocolate!
  • Delighted to be runner-up in the Poetry Day Ireland and Butlers Poetry Competition with my poem 'Figure of Eight'. Call in to your nearest Butlers Cafe on Thursday 27th April, National Poetry Day, to pick up a free Pocket Poem and a chocolate.
  • Friday 24th March, 2017:
  • Michael Longley launched my latest collection, Mountains for Breakfast, in the DLR LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire. 

Michael Longley & Geraldine Mitchell, DLR, 2017Michael Longley & Geraldine Mitchell, DLR, 2017


  • Thursday 27th April, 2017:
  • National Poetry Day. Reading with John F. Deane on Mid-West Radio at 9.30 a.m.
  • Evening reading with Ryan Vine and Daragh Bradish in Books@One, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo at 7.30 p.m.,. (Ryan Vine Website)

  • Sunday 30th April, 2017:
  • Reading with John Murphy at Strokestown International Poetry Festival at 3.30 p.m. We will both be reading from our new collections: my Mountains for Breakfast and his fantastic The Language Hospital, published by Salmon.

  •  Thursday 20th July, 2017: The Creel, Westport Quay
  •  Geraldine Mitchell/John Liddy Music: Brian Parsons
      8pm @ The Creel, Westport Quay, Westport
  •   Free
  •   Organised by The Custom House Studios


  • Friday 28th July, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Elizabeth Reapy: Ballina Arts Centre

    The Moy Sessions Vol.5, , Ballina Arts Centre, Barrett Street, Ballina
    Tickets €8/€5

  • Sunday 30 July, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell interviewed by Breda Burns

  • Westport Community Radio @ 98.2fm
  • 2-3 pm