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Stephen James Smith, Alice Lyons, An Tara & The Kobe Trio

July 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. In 2017 Smith was commissioned by St. Patrick’s Festival to write a “celebratory narrative” of Ireland. The resultant piece ‘My Ireland’ is accompanied by a short film by Director Myles O’Reilly.

Alice Lyons is Yeats Society poet in residence 2018/2019. Her third collection of poetry is The Breadbasket of Europe (Veer Books, London, 2016). Lyons’s poems have appeared in publications such as Tygodnik Powszcheny (Kraków) and Poetry (Chicago), as poetry films, public artworks and in gallery contexts.

The Kobe Trio Classic, contemporary, and original jazz with Mark Murphy on piano, Jaimie Carswell on double bass, Con Schmaucks on drums

An Tara, Matthew Noone (sarode) & Tommy Hayes (bodhrán).

Tickets: €10



July 12, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Yeats Building
Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Ireland