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Geraldine Mitchell

 

 

  • NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Poem of The Week, Irish Times, 28/07/18
Poem of the week: Late Trees
 
Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 4 August 2018
Poetry File with Geraldine Mitchell
Saturday 4 August 2018
 
In conversation with Mike McCormack
Celebrating Mike's big win in his home town
Sunday 19 August at 8pm
Louisburgh Town Hall
Louisburgh, Co. Mayo
 
Poetry Reading, Clifden Arts Festival, 18 September 2018
Poetry Reading with Joan McBreen, Geraldine Mitchell and Ryan Vine
Tuesday 18 September @ 2:30 pm, 
https://www.clifdenartsfestival.ie/event/poetry-reading-with-joan-mcbreen-geraldine-mitchell-and-ryan-vine/
 
Dromineer Literary Festival: 05-07 October
Judge of children's poetry competitions
Awards event, Saturday 06 October, 2pm
Lough Derg Yacht Club
Dromineer, Co Tipperary
 
Poetry Workshop
Gaelscoil Aonach Urmhumhan, 
Nenagh, Co Tipperary
Monday 08 October, 10am-1pm

 

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  • PAST NEWS & EVENTS

INISH: Island Conversations
In conversation:  Scrutable@Inish (with Seán Borodale & Vahni Capildeo)
Sat. 2nd June
Inishbofin
https://www.facebook.com/inishfestival/

Artisan House Reading
Reading with Eamon Grennan and Joan McBreen, preceded by a discussion with visiting students from the Writing Programme, Wellesley College, MA
Tuesday 05 June at 6.15pm
Artisan House Studio, Letterfrack, Co. Galway.

Attic Sessions (#24)
In conversation with Jane Clarke
http://theatticsessions.tv/the-attic-sessions-24-in-conversation-with-jane-clarke-geraldine-mitchell/

 

Mind Has Mountains : Exhibition 
Town Hall Theatre, Galway.
Artists Aoife Casby, Mags Duffy, Lisa Molina and Jane Williams
Response to Geraldine Mitchell’s collection of poetry: Mountains for Breakfast
(The exhibition runs  until June 14th)

 

The College of St.Scholastica, Duluth, in Louisburgh - Wednesday 11th April
With Joan McBreen and Noel Monahan
3pm: Discussion with CSS students: ‘Poetry in Ireland Today’
4.30pm: Public reading in Books@One

Cuirt International Festival of Literature 2018

Mind Has Mountains : Exhibition opening by Dolores Lyne
Town Hall Theatre, Galway, Saturday 21st April at 4 pm
Artists Aoife Casby, Mags Duffy, Lisa Molina and Jane Williams
Response to Geraldine Mitchell’s collection of poetry: Mountains for Breakfast
(The exhibition will run throughout the Cuirt festival, 23-28/04, and for a further four weeks)

 Anthology Launch: ‘Reading the Future: New Writing from Ireland’ Thursday 26th April

By Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
6pm in Hodges Figgis Bookshop, Dawson Street, Dublin

 

Launch of The Old Weird Albion (Penned in the Margins, 2017) by Justin Hopper
Reading with Justin Hopper and friends, The Chantry House, Steyning, Sussex
7.30pm Tuesday 1st May, the Gluck Studio, Chantry House
https://www.steyningbookshop.co.uk/event/the-old-weird-albion-with-justin-hopper-and-friends/

 

 Cork International Poetry Festival, 14-17 February, 2018

Reading with Mark Roper
Wednesday 14th February, 2.30-3.30 p.m.
Cork City Library
www.corkpoetryfest.net

 

Rolling Sun Book Festival, Westport: 17-19 November 2017 
Mind Has Mountains' Exhibition Opening, Friday 17th November 2017

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

www.rollingsunbookfestival.com

 
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

www.rollingsunbookfestival.com

 
Rolling Sun Book Festival, Westport, Sunday 19th November 2017
Sunday Miscellany recorded live in Westport.

12.00 p.m., Westport Town Hall Theatre
www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-miscellany

 

Friday 6th October, 2017:Geraldine Mitchell/Martin Malone/Martina Evans
Reading with Martin Malone and Martina Evans at Dromineer Literary Festival
8 pm

€12/€10 (concessions)
Nenagh Arts Centre
www.dromineerliteraryfestival.ie

 

Tuesday 26th September, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Una Mannion
Reading and discussion chaired by Siobhán Garrigan

8 pm
€10
Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
www.thelinenhall.com

 

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
€10
The Martello Hotel, Bray
www.brayliteraryfestival.wordpress.com

 

Thursday 14th September, 2017: Reading with Joan McBreen and Mark Granier
 Geraldine Mitchell/Joan McBreen/Mark Granier
40th Clifden Arts Festival
4.30pm
The Station House Hotel, Clifden 
www.clifdenartsfestival.ie

 

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:
www.booksatone.ie
 

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
www.customhousestudios.ie

             

Friday 28th July, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell/Elizabeth Reapy: Ballina Arts Centre
The Moy Sessions Vol.5, , Ballina Arts Centre, Barrett Street, Ballina

8pm
Tickets €8/€5
www.ballinaartscentre.com

 

Sunday 30 July, 2017: Geraldine Mitchell interviewed by Breda Burns
Westport Community Radio @ 98.2fm
2-3 pm