Wednesday, March 20th
Louis Mulcahy & Thomas Dillon Redshaw
4.00pm, Grand Parade Library
Free event – unticketed
Louis Mulcahy is a potter, ceramic sculptor, singer and poet. Three books of his poetry have been published by An Sagart; one, Dhá Chlog ag Bualadh, in Irish and two in English. His latest collection, The Potters Book (2018), was published by Doire Press. His work has featured in many journals including Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Shop, Stony Thursday, Boyne Berrie and Southword. He was director of An Fhéile Bheag Filíochta from its foundation in 2007 up until 2014. In 2004 he was conferred with An Honorary Doctorate by UCC.
Thomas Dillon Redshaw received his MA in Anglo-Irish literature from University College, Dublin, and a doctorate in English from New York University. Redshaw is a fellow of the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast. Before becoming the first editor of New Hibernia Review, Redshaw had a long association with the journal Éire-Ireland. His poems have appeared in publications in Ireland and the US since the 1960s and his latest collection, Mortal, was published by Brighthorse Books in 2017.