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LINENHALL ARTS CENTRE

Linenhall St, Castlebar, Mayo. T: 094 9023733 E: linenhall@anu.ie W: www.thelinenhall.com

POETRY BOOKLAUNCH Friday 21st January @ 8.00pm, Geraldine Mitchell - World Without Maps

Poet Geraldine Mitchell, winner of the 2008 Patrick Kavangh Poetry Award, launches her debut collection World Without Maps, published by Arlen House. Born in Dublin, Geraldine has lived near Louisburgh since 2000. Her poems have won many awards and have been widely published in journals in Ireland and the UK . Geraldine is also the author of two novels for young people and a biography of Muriel Gahan, a woman with strong Castlebar connections. Launching World Without Maps will be much loved and admired workshop facilitator and poet, Jean Tuomey.

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 “Geraldine Mitchell writes with such sophistication and élan that it is difficult to think that this is a first collection.” - Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

“These are the poems of a considered and considering intelligence, surefooted, meditative and clear. One is in the presence of a clear-eyed sensibility that considers, but does not judge, human fallibility.” -Moya Cannon and Theo Dorgan, Judges’ Report, The Patrick Kavanagh Award 2008


Selected Programmes:

excel 2016

Mayo County Council's Youth Arts Programme  2016

 

Bealtaine 2016

Celebrating Creatibity as we Age – May 2016

Bealtaine 2016 cover 

 

John F. Deane

Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

John F. Deane Mayo County Council Writer in Residence 2015

 

Culture Night 2016

Countywide programme of cultural events – 16th September

Facebook: Mayo Culture Night

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Culture Night 2016

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