Archive : Literary Programme 2014

Gallery Goes

Gallery Goes
(with Vona Groarke, Seán Lysaght and David Wheatley)

Vona Groarke
Seán Lysaght
David Wheatley


Thu 10 July



Presented by Billy Ramsell

As part of its ongoing series, The Gallery Press, Ireland’s pre-eminent literary publisher, presents three of its longstanding poets. Hear them read and avail of the opportunity to  talk with them afterwards.

Vona Groarke was born in the Irish midlands. She is author  of  six award-winning collections. Her recently published X is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Poetry Ireland Review has hailed her as ‘among the best Irish poets writing  today’.

Limerick-born Seán Lysaght’s publications include Robert Lloyd Praeger: The Life of a Naturalist as well as six collections  of poems. His is ‘a poetry of observation, but also of meditation;  a poetry where the everyday verges on the visionary’ - Stand.

David  Wheatley has published four  collections of poems and has edited Poems of James Clarence Mangan as well as Samuel Beckett’s Selected Poems
Poetry  Review praises his ‘wilfully impressive form and rampaging vocabulary’.

Photo Credit: Jan von Holleben