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Poetry on the Edge: Workshop with Terry McDonagh

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Poetry on the Edge: Workshop with Terry McDonagh (2 Parts)

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Poetry on the Edge brings professional writers to Ballina for school and community engagement. The aim of the project is to make creative writing and literarture accessible for a variety of audiences.

Poet Terry McDonagh will faciliate a two part poetry workshop over two evenings:

Weds 13th October 7pm - Part 1

Thurs 14th October 7pm - Part 2

Terry McDonagh Terry McDonagh, poet, translator and dramatist has published numerous poetry collections, bilingual letters (German English), drama, prose and writing for children. He taught creative writing at Hamburg University and facilitates in schools, colleges and at literary festivals in Europe, Asia and Australia. His poetry has been published worldwide and translated into German and Indonesian. Recently included in Poetry File on RTE Lyric Fm. A two-part radio documentary, ‘Two Notes for Home’, on Terry McDonagh, the modern bard of Cill Aodáin, compiled by Werner Lewon, has just been released. His most recent poetry collection is Fourth Floor Flat (Arlen House, 2018). He’s currently completing a collection, ‘Two Notes for Home’. He returned to live in his native Mayo in 2020.

This booking is for both Part 1 and Part 2 of Terry McDonagh's workshop.

It also includes admission to Poetry on the Edge: Readings which takes place Friday 15th October at 9:30pm in the Shambles Bar, Ballina Manor Hotel.

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Ballina Fringe Festival returns from 9th – 17th October 2021

Ballina Fringe Festival is an artistic exploration of life lived on the edge of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way served up in a festival of words, art and music.


The festival returns for another year of outdoors, online and intimate venues from 9th – 17th October 2021, in association with the Ice House Hotel & Spa.

All 2021 events and tours , both paid and free events, will be ticketed to manage audience numbers.

Join us as we dip and weave our way though exceptional art, musical entertainment, botanical discoveries, tales well told and lyrical words that dance through poetry.

Pure Ballina – Ballina Fringe Festival’s community street art project
Another great year beckons for Pure Ballina street art , bringing internationally known street artist Canvaz back to his Mayo roots to collaborate with St Augustine's Community Nursing Unit to create unique community and world-leading street art once more in Ballina. Funded by and Topline Archers Ballina.

Ballina Fringe Festival is developed in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre and Mayo North.

Covid-19 restrictions

We understand that due to the changing nature of public health advice, there may be a very small chance that we may not be able to run some festival events as planned or indeed at all. Should public health advice indicate that this is the case, all tickets purchased will be fully refundable and we will offer a no-quibble money-back guarantee.

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