Past Events

Past Appearances

Appearances 2009, 2010, 2011:
Kiltemagh Town Hall and Belmullet Arts Centre Mayo for Bealtaine Festival. Carrick on Suir, Fethard, Sue Ryder Foundation Holycoss. Lorrhaand Templemore, for Bealtaine Festival in Tipperary. Culture Night, Sligo.

Royal Hospital Donnybrook. Active Retirement Association, Little  Flower Hall, Bray. Rathdrum and Baltinglass Hospitals for Positive Aging Week. Aras Eanna Arts Centre Inis Oirr. National Library, Kildare Street. The Irish London Centre. New York Irish Center. Irish Embassy Washington. Leixlip Library. Dundrum Library. Birr Arts Centre, Ilac Centre Music Library. Mullingar Arts Centre and St. Mary’s Hospital Mullingar. Wicklow Hospital for Wicklow Arts Week. The Courthouse Tinahely Arts Centre, Tech Amergin Waterville Arts Centre, Listowel Writers Week. Feakle Traditional Music Festival and Feile on Phoball,lfast. Dalkey Library, Cloughjordan Heritage Week, Imagine Festival Waterford and Bishopstown, Mallow and Caragaline Libraries in Cork

Appearances in 2012
Bealtaine Festival: An Glor, Ennis.The Carnegie Arts Centre Kenmare and Siamsa Tire Tralee. The Five Lamps Arts Festival. Four venues for Eigse Festival Carlow. 13th. June Mermaid Theatre Bray in conjunction with Book-Launch of Three Sisters Singing.

Reading from Novel Two Sisters Singing, at West Cork Literary Arts Festival Bantry July 13th. Heritage Week: Fingal Libraries Baldoyle August 22nd. Wexford Arts Centre 25th. August at 3.00pm. Ranelagh Arts Festival September 20th. The Shorelines Festival Portumna: September 23rd. See festival website.  Culture Night: Galway City Main Library September 21st. Bantry Library November 29th at Beara Arts Centre Allihies West Cork November 30th at

The Linenhall, Castlebar February 7th. Nenagh Arts Centre February 28th. Castleknock ICA 4th. March. North Clare Historical Society Ennistymon 6th. March. Ulster Hall 1st. April.  The Droichead Arts Centre 14th. April. Bealtaine Festival in Cavan, six Venues. including the County Museum in Ballyjamesduff. From 30th. April to 3rd. May.  Belfast City Hall 1st. April. Ashbourne Library 9th. April. Skibereen Hospital June 13th. Balydehob Music Festival Sat. June 14th. Ballinamore Library Leitrim June 23rd, Galway Arts Fringe Festival July 26th. Puck Fair. August 10th.The Patrick Kavanagh Weekend 27th September

Readings 2013

Wicklow Arts Festival: The Bridge Bookshop Wicklow. May 27th. WEB Network Bray 9th June. The Delia Murphy Festival: Claremorris Library June 29th. Woman’s Groups Arklow, 9th July. The Yarn Festival:  Mermaid Theatre Bray November. 2013 Castlecomer Library Dec. 2013. Templemore Historical Society Dec.


The Hot Spot Café Greystones 18th January. Muscailt Festival NUI Galway 10th Feb. Ballina Arts Centre Feb. 21st. The RDS Ladies Members. April Blackrock History Society April . Three separate Kilkenny Libraries May. Manorhamilton Library. May. Mountmellick Library. May. Dunlavin Arts Festival June. Harangey Irish Centre London. July. The Country Life Museum Castlebar, August. The Clifden Arts Festival September. Belfast Central Library October. The Seamus Ennis Centre November.


The United Arts Club Dublin. January. The Source Arts Centre Thurles February. Wexford Town Library, March. Glasgow St. Patrick’s Week Festivities. March. The Dunmaise Arts Centre Portlaoise, May. South County Dublin Libraries, Tallaght and Ballyboden and Lucan.May. (Libraries postponed due to bike accident)The Blasket Island Heritage Centre in June. Caherciveen Library June The Dunamaise Arts Centre in July. The Boyle Arts Festival August 1st. Mohill Library Leitrim, Culture Night. Brewery Lane Theatre Carrick on Suir, October. Bray Library, November.  Stillorgan History Society, December.


Open Door. Bray, January.  Cairnhill Nursing Home Bray, January. Carrick  on Suir Library February. Pearse Museum St. Enda’s School, Reathfarnham  June. Collins Barracks Decorative Arts Museum, August. Irish Centre London, July. The Joe Mooney Summer School, July. Fundraiser for St. Canice’s Cathedral July.  August: Heritage Week: Claremorris. and The Decorative Arts Museum, Dublin  Culture Night: Arklow Library, September, The Ladies Club, Rathmines November. Gory Historical Society December.


The Alzheimer’s  Association Bray, January.    ICA Guild Mallow, March.  Pan Celtic F,estival Carlow, April.  Lexicon Library Dun Laoghaire,  Dundalk Library, Ennis Library, all for Bealtaine in May. South Sligo Summer School July. Culture Night Monaghan Library. Miltown Malby: November. The Launch of new novel, Hello Love. The Yarn Festival, Mermaid Arts Centre Bray: November.December: The Roundwood Historical Society


January: Dunkerrin Parish Historical Society. February: Gathering Festival Killarney. April: Dun Uladh: Co. Tyrone. May: Inishbofin Arts Festival Donegal Libraries, July: Connaught Fleadh, August: Cahersiveen Arts Festival, September: West Wicklow Historical Society, Bray Literary Festival, October: Cork Folk Festival, Tyneside Irish Festival, South Roscommon Singers Festival, November: Rathcoole Heritage Society. December: Enniskerry Historical Society.


January: Ballymore Eustace History Society. February: Rathfarnham Historical Society. March: Carrick On Shannon Historical Society, Kilkenny TradFest. April: Rathcoole Heritage Society. May: Mount Merrion Historical Society, The Glens Centre Leitrim, Rathdrum Historical Society. June: Fastnet Maritime, Cork. Virginia/Cavan Hostorical Society. July: Feile Iorrais, Wexford literary Festival. October: Kildare Historical Society, Liverpool Irish Festival, Frank Finn Music Festival. November: Ballinteer Active Retirement, Dun-Laoghaire Libraries.

2020/2021 Virtually due to the pandemic, using Poetry Videos

Mermaid Moments, Mermaid Theatre Bray, Deansgrange Library, Liverpool Irish Festival, Poetry in the Park, Poetry Trail, Tipperary Libraries, Louth Arts Office, Poetry Town.

2022, Delia Murphy Event: 

Sunflower Folk Club, Belfast. Foxrock Active Retirement.

2022 Muse and Music, Poetry Workshop

Bray Arts, Signal Arts Centre, Greystones Community School, Wicklow Libraries (Greystones), Lexicon Library, Enniscorthy Literary Festival, Graiguenmanagh Historical Society, Liverpool Irish Festival,