UCD Library in partnership with Poetry Ireland seeks members of the Irish diaspora in Europe to take part in free online poetry workshops using archival material from the War of Independence and Civil War as creative inspiration.
Join poet Nessa O’Mahony in a special two hour online poetry workshop, via zoom, to explore your own understanding of, and engagement with, the history of the War of Independence and Civil War. Nessa will be talking about how her own family history inspired her poetry and will be leading participants through some of the stories that have shaped our understanding of this tumultuous period in Irish history. Participants will leave the workshops with an insight into particular events and will have engaged creatively with the historical moment. No prior knowledge or experience necessary.
This workshop will take place from 7-9pm CET on 7 November via Zoom.
Poetry as Commemoration is an initiative of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at UCD Library and supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media under the Decade of Centenaries programme.
For more information on the project visit www.poetryascommemoration.ie
Workshop Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poetry-as-commemoration-workshops-online-diaspora-tickets-435771663777