• Hellooooo!

    I am a Dublin-based spoken word poet from the Appalachian Mountains of the southern USA. Here's a bit about my writing and performing.

EDINBURGH FRINGE.

I’ll be doing two shows at the PBH Free Fringe in Edinburgh. It’ll be my second ever gig in the UK after Glasto last year. 5:05pm, Saturday 9 August and Sunday 10 August, Cortado Cafe.   See link here: http://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/event/420442-hymn-to-the-reckless/   Hymn to the Reckless Flyer PDF

Interview and Poem on RTE Arena and Newstalk

Preview for Indiependence Festival! A nice interview on Obama, nerves, spoken word in Dublin, and a poem. Check it out here: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=0%3A20623280%3A0%3A%3A&detail=&type=doPlayThis

AsIAM.ie Charity Launch

I was really honored to say a poem at the launch of the impressive Adam Harris AsIAm.ie launch, which is bringing together the autism community across Ireland. Very cool to do a poem for the assembled crowd and before James Reilly the Minister of Health and so many others. A great initiative!   Read the … Continue reading

Poetry Ireland Introductions Series

Delighted to be selected with eight other poets for the 2014 Poetry Ireland Introductions Series: Since its establishment in 1989 by poet Theo Dorgan, Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series has offered exciting opportunities for talented, emerging poets to showcase their work. Many well-known poets have come through this series including Enda Wyley, Kerry Hardie, Alan Jude … Continue reading

The Opposite of a Thank You

I have a new poem up— delighted to have it featured on Broadsheet.ie Thanks for watching (this is the opposite of the opposite of a thank you letter)

LINGO FUNDED!!! YAY

A gang of poet mates and I just nailed down some real funding (thank you DCC) for LINGO: A Spoken Word Festival, set for Dublin middle of October. The festival will feature and highlight the spoken word art form, have an international headliner, fringe events, and workshops. BOOM!! BOOM! BOOM! I’m Artistic Director and Linda … Continue reading

Glastonbury Call for Poets!

If you’re a poet, throw your stuff in for this by 7 March. 2013 there was some of the most fun I’ve had in a long, long time, and the people are the best. http://poetryandwordsblog.wordpress.com/    

New Video of an Old Poem: Hymn to the Reckless

I had a wonderful night performing at The House Presents along the dynamite Conor Walsh, Mossy Nolan, and Tempermental Misselayneous. What a bunch of talented overachievers. Thanks to Owen Jennings for filming this and providing the video. May be time to retire this here poem….

Music Video Cameo!

Had a great time running around the Strawberry Beds with my buddies Pearse McGloughlin and Justin Grounds and their group Idiot Songs for this music video.   Here’s a frizzy-haired outtake.

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