Once again, we were proud to host the Poetry Marathon, now in it’s Fourth Glorious Year! This year it was opened by the Arts Festival Poet in Residence, Theo Dorgan and among the many wonderful poets who read their wonderful work (and attended) were ClaraRose Thornton, Afric McGlinchey, Seamus Hogan, Michael McCarthy, Brendan McCormack, Cormac Lally, The Scene of the Rhyme, Maria Murphy, Michael Ray Paul Ó Colmáin, Lothar Luken, Francesco Biondina Tom Moore, Tadhg Russell, Seán O’Mahony, Ailin Becker, Tommy O’Sullivan, Rosalin Blue, Ger Dowling, Brendan O’Hara, Breeda Murphy, Mary O’Connell, Dave Hynes, David Malaghan, Richard Brennan, Grant March, Paul Cobb, Nuala Leonard, and many, many, MANY more!!!
A great crowd attended and thoroughly enjoyed what has become a fixture in the calendar of Arts and Literature in west Cork. Thank you all who came and stayed and lasted the full twelve hours!